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 sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

C Spire taps Amino to power up its IPTV service

C Spire has selected Amino's IPTV platform as the foundation for the video service it will deliver across its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home (FTTH) network in its Mississippi serving area.

BT, CWU hammer out new 33-month labor contract

BT and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) reached a deal on Friday to establish a new 33-month labor agreement, with 72 percent voting in favor of the pact.

Sizing up the cable industry in Q2 2014

The second-quarter 2014 earnings season is underway and FierceCable is tracking the performance of pay-TV distributors, including cable MSOs, IPTV operators and satellite providers, as well as relevant programmers and technology companies. 

Birch wraps up its Cbeyond purchase, enhances reach to nearly 200,000 U.S. businesses

Birch Communications has put the final touches on its $323 million acquisition of fellow competitive service provider Cbeyond, creating what it says is a nationwide service provider with about $700 million in annual revenue.

Verizon makes all of its FiOS broadband tiers symmetrical, upgrades new, existing users for free

Verizon Communications is giving its FiOS data customers another reason to smile about their experience by upgrading all of its existing data tiers to symmetrical speeds.

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs enhances IP video capabilities with new Cambridge, UK, research facility

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell labs is putting more muscle into its IP video business by establishing an "antenna" office in Cambridge, UK, to conduct research on real-time video delivery on various types of connected devices.

Zhone taps IT, telecom veteran James Norrod as president and CEO

Zhone Technologies' board is shaking up the top management ranks by naming James Norrod as its new president and CEO, taking over the reins from company co-founder Mory Ejabat.

Zayo's Geo Networks acquires UK's Digital Region assets, deepens UK network holdings

Geo Networks, which is now part of Zayo, has reached a deal to acquire the assets of the failed Digital Region broadband network in South Yorkshire, England, reports The Star.

Sizing up Q2 2014 wireline earnings

The second-quarter 2014 earnings season is underway, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.

BT drives wireless/wireline integration with One Phone service for SMBs

BT is tapping into the growing bring your own device (BYOD) trend with the introduction of its cloud-based BT One Phone service that allows small to medium business (SMB) customers to access their company's office phone system on a mobile device.