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

Cincinnati Bell launches new $275 million senior note offer

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) is again coming to the finance table with plans to $275 million in senior notes that are due in 2020 on top of the previous $500 million offering it announced in October.

Frontier's (NYSE: FTR) Verizon acquisition puts a dent in its Q3 profit

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) felt the sting of its Verizon landline acquisition in Q3 as it incurred $78.5 million in costs related to its acquisition of the RBOC's rural landline operations

AT&T uses telepresence to enhance the SMB's retail service experience

SMBs may be the most diverse market in terms of service needs, but AT&T (NYSE: T) believes that by enabling them to engage with expert consultants on their wireless and wireline needs they'll be

Zayo adds 1,700 miles to its Minnesota fiber network

Zayo Group is expanding its fiber network yet again. This time the competitive dark and lit fiber provider is adding 1,700 miles of fiber network throughout Minnesota. In this new deployment, Zayo

Telcordia names Avaya veteran Garry McGuire as board chairman

Telcordia is beefing up its board of directors with the appointment of telecom industry veterans Garry K. McGuire as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and Patrick Severson as a new

Guyana Telephone, Digicel receive telecom liberalization bill

The CEOs of both Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) and Digicel have received copies of the government's proposed telecom liberalization bill: The Telecommunications Bill 2010. When

Integra Telecom drops opposition to CenturyLink/Qwest merger

Integra Telecom has come to terms with CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) on wholesale conditions by resolving issues the CLEC raised about the two service providers' pending deal in some of

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) Q3 profit buoyed by IP and wireless growth

Alcatel-Lucent's (NYSE: ALU) CEO and President Ben Verwaayen's plan to turn the company towards a path of profitability certainly were on display in Q3 2010. During the third quarter, Alcatel-Lucent

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) Q3 profit down, but broadband, TV help it beat analyst forecasts

Telus' (Toronto: T.TO) 12 percent Q3 profit decline may appear disastrous, but the service provider was able to save the day with strong gains in both video and broadband access services. The western

Genesis secures funding, carrier interest for DSL Ring technology

It would seem that Genesis Technical Systems' debut of its 400 Mbps DSL Rings technology could be ho-hum news, especially in light of claims by Huawei and Nokia Siemens' claims of transmitting 700