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

Windstream Q1 2012 revenue slides 0.5%, but sees uptick in business services

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) today reported that its first-quarter 2012 total revenues and sales were $1.55 billion, down 0.5 percent year-over-year, due to a decline in both consumer and wholesale

Cable & Wireless Worldwide puts together new 100G European network

Cable & Wireless Worldwide, which recently entered into an agreement to be bought by Vodafone, is preparing its network to support the ever-growing demand for data services by laying a foundation

AboveNet uses ancotel to expand its European Ethernet footprint

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT), which is in the process of being acquired by Zayo, is enhancing its European Ethernet network presence by establishing a connection into ancotel's Kleyer90 data-center

Service providers look for gold in online video

While the over-the-top (OTT) online video debate continues to rage, it's clear that broadcasters, cable operators and telcos see utility in the service. FierceOnlineVideo editor Jim O'Neill examines

AT&T wraps up Yellow Pages sale to Cerberus

AT&T (NYSE: T) has put the final touches on the sale of its Yellow Pages business, which is known as AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive, to Cerberus Capital, illustrating the

Dark fiber providers may see $986M market as broadband data demand rises

The never-ending hunger for higher speed broadband wireline- and wireless-based data services is driving new dark fiber services revenue. New data from IBISWorld revealed that by the end of 2012 dark

AT&T readies new home security, automation service offering

AT&T (NYSE: T) is the latest service provider to put its stake in the burgeoning home security and automation market with plans to launch its own home-monitoring service. Click here for

Cincinnati Bell's 21% data center growth drives plans for CyrusOne IPO

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) is so confident about the growth prospects of its CyrusOne data center business that it's planning to take the unit public sometime later this year. Any proceeds it gets

Lumos Networks sees 16% rise in wholesale, data service revenues in Q1 2012

Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS) reported its first-quarter 2012 revenue rose slightly to $51.4 million, up from $51.1 million in Q4 2011, but down year-over-year, from $52.6 million, as competitive...

TDS Telecom Q1 revenue gets lift from broadband bundles, managedIP services

TDS Telecom, the wireline ILEC division of Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE: TDS), has cooked up a recipe of business and broadband services that continues hit the spot, as operating revenues rose