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

Copper thieves strike Frontier's West Va. network

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) has become the latest service provider to suffer at the hands of vandals looking to make a quick buck by stealing and selling copper to scrap dealers. Although it

RCN Metro enhances New York City colocation site

RCN (Nasdaq: RCNI) Metro Optical Networks' upgrade of its New York City colocation facility at 111 8th Ave., adding cabinet and power capacity, is a response to that region's hunger for high

AT&T lowers DSL prices to battle subscriber loss

AT&T (NYSE: T) has realized that even for all the progress it has made with U-Verse, it still saw 340,000 DSL subscribers flee during the second quarter. Although part of the traditional DSL

CenturyLink adds DirecTV satellite service to video lineup

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has opted to put DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) into its television lineup, a move that replaces its ongoing relationship with Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH). Other than noting that it

Brazil's Anatel puts kibosh on forced phone/data bundling

Brazil's service providers will no longer be able to require customers to buy a phone line if they buy a broadband service. Anatel, Brazil's telecom regulator, said they have taken "precautionary

AT&T adds Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Juniper to its IP supplier domain

AT&T (NYSE: T), after days of speculation, confirmed late last week that Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) have a seat at the their IP-based network table

Occam Networks' Q2 earnings benefit from broadband stimulus, European awards

Occam Networks' (NasdaqGM: OCNW) second quarter results illustrated how the multiservice access platform (MSAP) vendor continued to ride the wave of new broadband stimulus awards and its growing

Allstream racks up 46 customer wins on expanded fiber network

Allstream, a unit of MTS Allstream (Toronto: MBT.TO), made a big bet this year to expand its 30,000 km national fiber network and that bet is paying off with 46 new contracts signed during the second

Australian government increases NBN coverage from 90 to 93 percent

Despite opposition from political groups, a report in The Wall Street Journal revealed that the Australian government now plans on upping the coverage of the National Broadband Network (NBN) project

ATLANTIC-ACM says cable's appeal with SMBs is growing

Telcos beware: Your coveted business revenue base is facing a new threat and its name is cable. Cable operators continue to overcome their video-only, consumer-centric image and are happy to take SMB