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 Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sean Buckley

Australia's iiNet to acquire TransACT for $81.5M

Australian competitive ISP iiNet is nearing the final stages to acquire Canberra-based service provider TransACT for $81.5 million, enhancing its position as the third largest ISP behind incumbent

Sizing up the top 11 ILECs in Q3 2011

With the earnings season coming to a close, FierceTelecom has created a new report chronicling the performance of the top 11 U.S. ILECs. In the report we chronicle access line loss, broadband,

CRTC sets new wholesale ISP billing model based on capacity, not volume

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has outlined a new wholesale access billing model incumbent service providers like Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) can use to charge

Windstream widens UC service web through ShoreTel distribution agreement

Acquisitions are only one part of Windstream's (Nasdaq: WIN) plan to build its business service portfolio, so the provider's plan to extend a distribution agreement with ShoreTel for its Unified

Verizon expands VoIP service to four major Asia Pacific regions

Verizon Business (NYSE: VZ) is giving multinational corporations (MNCs) that have a presence in Asia Pacific more options by bringing its service to four additional countries. Now available in

Sizing up the cable industry's Q3 2011 results

How did multiple system operators, satellite and IPTV providers in the pay TV arena perform in the third quarter? FierceCable has a look at the cable and video service segment's Q3 earnings. One of

Savvis beefs up cloud, sales teams with Microsoft, Amazon veterans

Savvis, the cloud and managed services subsidiary of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), is adding more power to its management team by naming technology veterans James R. Parker as senior vice president,

Frontier makes wireless move via AT&T reseller relationship

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) has found that a way to enhance its service portfolio by providing wireless voice and data services through a relationship with AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T).

Verizon accused of dodging taxes by CWA and Citizens for Tax Justice

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is once again facing another debacle with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), which has accused the telco of not paying its taxes over the past three years. The CWA's

AT&T, Verizon carry most U.S. business traffic, but competitors gain ground

A new comScore report says that 20 percent of all U.S.-based, browser-based business Internet traffic as of September 2011 came from AT&T (NYSE: T). Not far behind Ma Bell were Verizon (NYSE: VZ)