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

AboveNet's LaPerch considering possible acquisition targets

AboveNet (NYSE: ABVT) may be known for sticking to its organic growth guns, but a Reuters report intimates that CEO William LaPerch is thinking about expanding the service provider's reach by

Equinix drives seller/buyer relationships via Marketplace program

With the debut of its Marketplace service, Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is illustrating that data centers are no longer just about selling power, space and cooling, but are becoming a hub where members can

Colombia's ETB, UNE, Emcali consider merging operations

Three Colombian-based service providers--Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB), UNE and Emcali--are exploring ways they can combine their strengths to compete more effectively against cable operators

VTel leverages Calix ONTs to connect users to FTTH network

Vermont Telephone Company (VTel) is breaking ground on its hybrid 4G LTE wireless and wireline Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based plan to extend broadband services to its rural customers in Vermont.

AT&T, One Economy extend broadband to low-income Chicago families

AT&T (NYSE: T) in partnership with One Economy, a non-profit organization focused on educating and bringing low-income families more affordable wireline and broadband service, will jointly

Integra Telecom brings aboard Level 3 vet Joe Harding

As Integra Telecom expands its focus on larger business customers, it has brought on yet another Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) executive to take charge of its growing service portfolio by

Taking stock of the IPTV market in Q3 2011

FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceIPTV has launched its own Q3 2011 earnings page to track the performance of IPTV service providers. On this page you'll get to access full earnings reports

Verizon's Q3 wireline story driven by consumer, business gains

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) wireline segment may have faced a number of challenges as it wrapped up the third quarter, but that did not get in the way of the service provider reporting gains in its consumer

BT Openreach outage brings down UK competitive ISP broadband services

An outage at BT Openreach's (NYSE: BT) Stepney Green (London) exchange has disrupted service for a number of its wholesale broadband ISP customers. Around 8:40 AM UK time, Openreach's copper based

Minnesota struggles to close broadband adoption gap

Despite all of the positive talk about the progress the United States has made with broadband, political leaders should look at Minnesota, a state where an estimated 28 percent of consumers still do