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

MTS Allstream makes big FTTX bet while Q2 revenues fall

MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO) believes that its Fiber to the X (FTTX) strategy, one that employs a mix of Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Node/Curb (FTTN/C) with VDSL, will be a new

Freedom Communications USA files for bankruptcy protection

Freedom Communications USA may have been heralded as one of the early CLECs to emerge after the passing of the FCC's Telecommunications Act of 1996, but the company's fortunes have changed and it is

AboveNet lights up Denver's dark fiber network market

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) has decided to tap into Denver, Colo.'s lucrative business services market, one that includes an array of Fortune 1000 companies, by building a new private metro fiber network.

Bridging the legacy to next-gen revenue disconnect

One of the constant themes I've heard large service providers stress to me over the past 12 years in covering this industry, especially when I ask them about the evolution of the next-generation

Week in Research: UAE's 2 telecoms make odd bedfellows; BT among top 3 EMEA business VoIP providers

Telecom in a two-horse town: The United Arab Emirates has one of the most advanced markets in the Middle East, yet a restrictive environment means the country has only two operators--Etisalat and

Bell Canada sees earnings uptick in Q2

Bell Canada's (NYSE: BCE) ongoing cost cutting measures paid off in the second quarter as net earnings rose to $584 million. To battle a growing base of cable competition that are offering

FCC net neutrality talks come to an impasse

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's net neutrality dream took another hit this week when the agency decided to call off talks when it could not reach a consensus on its proposed regulations. Over the

Windstream Q2: Profit down, but revenue up 22 percent

Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) Q2 earnings were a mixed bag of lower landline loss and slow seasonal broadband growth. While Q2 profit may have declined 13 percent to $79 million, the completion of its

UTOPIA and Brigham City, Utah cited on Ookla's broadband NetIndex report

UTOPIA may be struggling to find a new financial footing, but users that reside in Brigham City, Utah are now getting the fastest connection speeds in the state. According to Ookla's recent NetIndex

BT unveils higher upload speeds for ADSL2+ service

If you're a BT (NYSE: BT) customer that wants higher ADSL2+ upload speeds, you'll now be able to get those speeds, but they'll come at the cost of slower downloads. Designed with the user who likes