Sean Buckley

Biography for Sean Buckley

Sean Buckley is the senior editor of FierceTelecom. He joined the FierceTelecom staff in July 2009 and is responsible for covering news and trends in the wireline section of the telecom industry. Before joining the FierceTelecom staff, Sean most recently served as the Editor-in-Chief for Telecom Engine from 2006 to 2009 overseeing both the former print publication Telecommunications Magazine Americas and its transition to a web-based publication. Sean returned to Telecommunications in July 2006 after a brief one-year stint covering the public sector IT and mobile network infrastructure trends as a senior analyst at Current Analysis. In addition to writing about wireline industry trends, Sean enjoys playing with his two sons, reading history books, watching the Celtics, and listening to Grateful Dead concerts on Sirius Satellite Radio. Sean works out of his home office Dracut, Mass., and can be reached at Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

North Carolina lawmaker launches another community broadband ban bill

North Carolina politicians continue to fight pioneering municipal broadband efforts. The latest of such efforts is coming from Republican Rep. Marilyn Avila (R-Wake County) and HR. 129, "Act to

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) takes hit on Q4 profit, but acquisitions drive up revenue 30%

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) may have suffered a minor profit setback because of acquisition charges, but that did not stop the service provider's revenue from rising 30 percent. During the quarter,

Corning to fund Western New York Middle Mile network project

Corning (NYSE: GLW) has become the latest vendor to put their stamp on a fiber project. Following in the footsteps of Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) well-chronicled Fiber to the Home (FTTH) project, Corning

Verizon serves up online streaming of ESPN content

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV subscribers that are sports fans will soon have yet another medium to get their fix as they'll be able to watch ESPN content live online from the comfort of their PC or

Republican lawmakers move to overturn FCC's net neutrality proposal

The political dogfight between the FCC and Republican lawmakers to a rousing start this week as a group of Republic Congressmen introduced a resolution to overturn the agency's proposed net

Tata Communications adds BitGravity to its growing CDN puzzle

Tata Communications has put the final touches on its acquisition of BitGravity, a content delivery network (CDN) provider the Indian provider it announce it would acquire in January. With the

InStat: U.S. Broadband download speeds up 34 percent in 2010

While the latest economic crisis may have driven consumers to skip their weekly trips to the spa or bring lunch to work, one thing consumers haven't skimped on is broadband service. Similar to its

China Telecom breaks ground fiber network to connect China's cities

China Telecom is serious about providing its cities with an optical connection so it has launched its "Broadband Optical Network City," an initiative that will bring a fiber link to every one of

CenturyLink establishes wireless resale agreement with Verizon Wireless

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has decided that it needs to have wireless as part of its consumer services arsenal, but instead of building out its own offering it's going to resell Verizon Wireless' (NYSE:

Meet the rising stars in wireline

The wireline industry segment continues to migrate away from being a provider of just voice service to an integrated provider of IP-based broadband residential and business services. Unlike the old