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

Verizon lets customers create customized FiOS bundles

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has realized that in order to offer a more compelling reason to move away from cable to its Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based FiOS service, they'll need to let customers choose how

AT&T takes on Charter's longstanding video stronghold in Smyrna, Ga.

AT&T (NYSE: T) is taking Charter Communications' (Nasdaq: CHTR) "Let It All In" slogan to heart by bringing U-verse to Smyrna, Ga. Even though Cobb County, where Smyrna is located, does not offer

CenturyLink to sell 7.375 percent of Qwest's notes

CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) newly acquired subsidiary Qwest plans to sell sell $575 million aggregate principal amount of 7.375 percent of notes due in 2051. In addition, Qwest granted the underwriters

Broadband Forum, IPv6 Forum work to drive IPv6 adoption in broadband networks

The Broadband Forum and the IPv6 Forum have developed a pact to drive adoption of IPv6 in broadband networks, an effort to create a foundation for broadband providers and consumers to leverage

Apple founder Wozniak doubts U.S. could model Australia's National Broadband Network

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) lauded the Australian government's National Broadband Network could be a good model for other countries to follow. "The attitude a couple of

Telmex charged with another $7.8M network interconnection fine

Carlos Slim's Telmex (NYSE: TMX) was dealt yet another blow this week as Mexico's telecom regulator the Federal Competition Commission (Cofeco) has levied a $7.86 million fine on the telco for

Juniper stock takes a hit after CEO reveals Q2 slowdown

Juniper's (NYSE: JNPR) weaker than expected Q2 2011 outlook did not sit well with investors this week, a message that put the biggest hit on its stock in over two years. Shares declined 10 percent,

Former Cisco, Juniper alumn Michael Capuano becomes Infinera's VP of marketing

Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN) continues to bolster its management team by adding former Juniper and Cisco alum Michael Capuano to its management team as its new VP of corporate marketing. A 20-year veteran

Polycom buys HP's videoconferencing business for $89M, establishes cloud service initiative

Polycom is bolstering its videoconferencing arsenal by acquiring Hewlett-Packard's (NYSE: HPQ) videoconferencing business, including its Halo product line and managed service business, for $89

AT&T officially endorses G.hn home networking standard

AT&T (NYSE: T) is officially putting its weight behind the emerging G.hn wired home networking standard by via its mouthpiece the HomeGrid Forum, which has become not only a Promoter Member, but