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

Cincinnati Bell's Q2 wireline growth driven by Fioptics, Cyrus One revenues

Cincinnati Bell reported on Wednesday that Q2 revenue rose sequentially due to ongoing gains in its emerging Fioptics service suite and its Cyrus One data center division.

tw telecom Q2 revenues rise 7.7% on strong Ethernet, IP VPN sales

tw telecom reported on Monday that its total revenues in the second quarter grew 1.6% sequentially over Q1 2012 and 7.7% year over year.

Reliance Globalcom serves up 10G point-to-point Ethernet

Reliance Globalcom on Tuesday unveiled 10G LAN PHY, a new dedicated point-to-point Ethernet service, for its enterprise and wholesale carrier customers.

Core switches to drive revenue growth in the Fibre Channel market

Fibre Channel switch and adapter revenues are going to be a lucrative source of revenue for all of the industry players involved, approaching $3 billion in 2016 indicates a new Dell'Oro Group report.

Zayo adds more fiber to its Las Vegas network

Zayo is taking out the backhoe again as it revealed plans on Tuesday to expand its network in Las Vegas, adding 155 new route miles to its existing fiber network.

AT&T wireline union workers in East, West regions go on strike

AT&T wireline workers on the East and West Coast represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union began a strike on Tuesday.

TDS Telecom sees Q2 gains in managedIP, triple play service adoption

TDS Telecom, the wireline ILEC division of Telephone & Data Systems, reported on Friday that wireline revenue rose on strong gains in managedIP for businesses and residential triple play bundle services.

eircom names CENX's Herb Hribar, T-Mobile UK's Richard Moat to leadership positions

eircom is making another move forward with its recovery, announcing on Friday that it named Herb Hribar as group chief executive officer--replacing Paul Donovan--and Richard Moat as group chief financial officer.

AT&T, CWA temporarily extend core wireline contract in Southeast region

AT&T and the CWA on Saturday were not able to finalize a new core wireline contract for the Southeast region by the 11:59 p.m. EDT deadline, but the telco and the union did agree to a five-day contract extension.

EarthLink revenue slips 2% sequentially to $338M in Q2 2012

The service provider's revenue declined sequentially to $338.2 million, down 2 percent from Q1 2012, and 7 percent from the same period a year ago. Business services continued to be the main driver in EarthLink's revenue mix.