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

Ovum: Broadband revenue will outpace voice in 2012

At a time when traditional telcos' voice service revenue continues to decline every quarter, it's not surprising to see them banking on broadband as their new growth engine. And their bet is not all

AT&T furthers hotel WiFi presence with Superclick Networks acquisition

AT&T (NYSE: T) will soon have an even bigger stake in the hotel WiFi market when it completes its proposed $15 million acquisition of Montreal-based Superclick Networks. Hoping to close the deal

Belgacom to deliver 50 Mbps over copper via Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 vectoring gear

Belgacom (Brussels: BELG.BR), like many incumbent telcos with existing copper infrastructure, believes that there's still plenty of broadband gold left in those lines, and its work with

CRTC's von Finckenstein to step down next year

Konrad von Finckenstein's days as the chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) are now numbered as he plans to step down from his post next year. Serving

UK advertising regulator introduces rules to keep broadband providers honest about speeds

UK broadband providers may claim to offer high broadband speeds, but the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) wants to ensure that the country's service

Alcatel-Lucent brings light to T-Mobile Czech Republic's 100G transmission network

T-Mobile Czech Republic is the latest European service provider to take the 100G optical network plunge to support higher transmission and data speeds on its wireline and wireless networks.

HickoryTech ups its quarterly cash dividend

HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO), a Mankato, Minn.-based independent telco, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share of its common stock, a 4 percent increase from the previous $0.135 per share

Verizon adds high school sports to FiOS lineup in New Jersey

By becoming the exclusive broadcast partner of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association through 2015, Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) is illustrating the importance of having local content like

North Florida's broadband initiative comes under government fire

The North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA), a community-led consortium building a middle mile network serving 14 rural counties in North Central Florida, is facing allegations of project

Comcast survey: Communications service choice a key commercial property amenity

A new Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) survey has confirmed what should be a no-brainer for any building owner that wants to attract more tenants: The availability of broadband services and access will make