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

Integra enhances larger business focus by naming Trent Anderson VP of Enterprise Sales

Integra Telecom's appointment of 20-year telecom veteran Trent Anderson as vice president of enterprise sales illustrates the company's dedication to extending its presence in the larger business

Eircom dedicates $143.3M to build out broadband, IPTV

Eircom, Ireland's incumbent service provider, is so confident about its chances in broadband and IPTV that it has decided to invest €100 million ($143.3 million) to build out a fiber network

6 large telcos put broadband, USF reform proposals on the table

A coalition of the six largest U.S.-based wireline telcos submitted a proposal to the FCC today to provide a migration path to reform the current Universal Service Fund (USF) to focus on building and

SureWest's broadband gains help offset Q2 landline voice losses

SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW) saw the fruits of its broadband-focused labor pay off in Q2 2011 as consolidated revenues rose 1 percent year-over-year to $61 million. Driven by growth in its Kansas City,

Alcatel-Lucent Q2 revenue rises 2.4%, but shares fall amidst margin concerns

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) may have reported a net profit of $61.49 million and revenues of $5.5 billion in Q2 2011, but neither was enough to prevent its stock price from taking a dive due to

Verizon union workers ready to strike to protest mandated concessions

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) union workers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions aren't happy about the ILEC's call for concessions and will strike if an agreement isn't reached before their current

BT will bring ADSL2+ service to additional 2.5M homes, businesses

BT (NYSE: BT) will expand its up to 20 Mbps speed ADSL2+ to about 2.5 million homes and businesses, or 90 percent of the UK population by 2013, up from the 80 percent of homes it originally planned.

Bell Aliant Q2 earnings slip slightly, but broadband, IPTV results raise outlook

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) may have seen a slight 1 percent dip in Q2 2011 revenues to CAD 693 million (USD 734 million), but strong growth in broadband and IPTV drove it to increase its full

Sprint's wireline IP growing pains continue in Q2 as revenues drop 14%

Sprint's (NYSE: S) wireless star may be shining brightly with almost 1 million new wireless subscribers in Q2, but on the wireline side the service provider's results illustrate the challenges of

Democrats ask GAO for price tag on "dig once" fiber installation initiative

A number of House Democrats would like to get a better understanding from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) how much money would be saved on building out new broadband networks by adopting a