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

Bell Canada's broadband and IPTV service gains offset Q1 wireline voice losses

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE), one of Bell Canada Enterprise's (BCE) subsidiaries, may be seeing the effects of wireless substitution and cable competition eating into its wireline revenue, but broadband

Cbeyond employs Fiberlight, Zayo to expand its national fiber network reach

Cbeyond (Nasdaq: CBEY) has put more fiber in its diet by establishing network relationships with FiberLight and Zayo, two arrangements that will immediately extend its reach into a larger set of

Consolidated Communications broadband and backhaul initiatives help minimize Q1 voice service declines

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL), which is in the process of acquiring fellow ILEC SureWest (Nasdaq: SURW), saw its share of IP service growing pains as it reported first-quarter 2012

Lumos Networks gets into the colocation/data center game

Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS) is making its mark on the data center services market with its new colocation service for customers in its Mid-Atlantic serving region. Serving as a complement to its

SureWest's broadband growth drives Q1 2012 revenue up 3.6 percent

SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW) reported that its first-quarter 2012 revenue rose 3.6 percent, to $62.8 million, up from $60.6 million, due to an increase in broadband revenue. During Q1 2012,

AT&T ups reward for copper thieves in its Fresno County, Calif., market

As AT&T faces another battle in its war against copper thieves that are resorting to knock down area utility poles in Fresno County, Calif., the company is doubling the reward, to $10,000, for

FairPoint's Q1 2012 revenue stabilizes as broadband, Ethernet services grow

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) reported revenue of $248.5 million for the first quarter of 2012, down from $254.8 million in Q4 2011, due to an expected decline in voice access lines, but

tw telecom launches new Ethernet interconnection product

tw telecom is addressing the challenge that competitive providers face in trying to expand their out-of-region Ethernet and network reach with its national Ethernet solution.

Verizon union groups hold rally at ILEC's shareholder meeting

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and other AFL-CIO unions are gathering at the telco's annual shareholders' meeting today in Huntsville, Ala., and

ATIS sets focus on providing interoperable cloud services

Joseph Rostock, a 25-year telecom veteran who became the vice president and chief technologist at ATIS last October, is driving the organization's two key cloud initiatives--Cloud Services Forum