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

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) continues to fight legacy wireline losses in Q4

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) may be working hard to increase wireline revenues with continual investments in broadband and IPTV, but neither were enough to offset declines in local and long-distance

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) recovery continues with rise in Q4 revenue and a solid outlook

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) CEO Ben Verwaayen's three-year turnaround continues to take hold as the vendor showed positive fourth-quarter profit and a forecast that indicates growth and profitability.

Europe claims 8.1 million of world's FTTH base, but price remains an obstacle

Europe's presence in the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) segment has grown to 8.1 million subscribers, according to the latest report by the FTTH Council Europe during its annual FTTH Conference 2011 in

360networks' VIX service eases peering service pains for small ISPs

360networks is playing to the smaller service provider's struggle to peer with larger content providers with its new Virtual Internet Exchange (VIX) service. Leveraging the same Layer 2 Ethernet

Sprint's (NYSE: S) Q4: Declining voice, data revenues eat into wireline profit

With the majority of the attention at Sprint (NYSE: S) is focused on its wireless growth, it's easy to forget about the performance of its wireline segment, which like many incumbent operators

PAETEC acquires XETA Technologies to expand its managed service offerings

PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) is anxious to get a bigger piece of the managed services pie and to do that it is acquiring XETA Technologies, an enterprise solutions provider. Under the terms of the

Cable & Wireless formalizes purchase of Bahamas Telecom Company

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has signed formal agreement with the government of Commonwealth of The Bahamas to complete its acquisition of a 51 percent stake in The Bahamas

VSG: MNCs increased Ethernet access purchases in 2010

Multinational corporations' (MNC) ongoing purchases of high speed Ethernet access for their Layer 3 IP/MPLS VPNs continues to be a sound opportunity for global Ethernet service providers. In its

France Telecom adds new channels and Android app to IPTV lineup

France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) is upping the ante of its IPTV offering, TV d'Orange, with the addition of new music and video channels as well as a free premium movie Android application. Complementing

US Signal adds more network locations in Indiana and Ohio

US Signal is once again expanding its Midwest network footprint by adding a number of CO (central office) and data center locations in both Indiana and Ohio. Having just recently wrapped up a network