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

Examining cable's performance in Q1 2012

The Q1 2012 season is in full swing and FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceCable is hot on the trail of the cable industry's results. Tune into FierceCable to see how traditional cable

EarthLink's Q1 revenue dips 2% to $344M, but up year-over-year

EarthLink (Nasdaq:ELNK) reported its revenue declined sequentially 2 percent--to $34 million--but was up 42 percent year-over-year from the same period in 2011, a factor it attributed to the closing

BT hopes to attract more subscribers with 6 month free broadband bundle

BT (NYSE:BT) is trying to head off major cable competitors such as Virgin Media (Nasdaq:VMED) by offering new subscribers six months of free, 16 Mbps broadband bundled with unlimited evening and

Alcatel-Lucent's Q1 results hurt by lower telecom service provider sales

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU) is feeling the sting of slow service provider sales in both North America and Europe with major declines particularly in both its optics and wireline units. In Q1 2012, the

FCC opens $300M fund to boost rural broadband access

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week unveiled a $300 million fund to extend broadband to as many as 400,000 previously unserved homes, businesses and anchor institutions. Created by

Lumos Networks names Timothy Blitz as CEO

Timothy Blitz has been appointed as Lumos Networks' (Nasdaq: LMOS) new chief executive officer, replacing James Hyde who served as the ILEC's interim CEO following its spinoff from the NTELOS

Week in research: IPTV, OTT video drive xDSL test equipment growth; Enterprises, SMBs embrace cloud, CPE security services

IPTV, OTT video drive xDSL test equipment growth: Ongoing demand for IPTV and broadband-based over the top (OTT) video services have created a perfect foundation for test equipment growth. To meet

Tellabs' financial woes continue in Q1 as revenue slides to $258M

Tellabs' (Nasdaq:TLAB) ongoing financial challenges continued in the first quarter of 2012, with its revenues declining to $258 million year-over-year from $322 million in Q1 2011. For Q1, the

Bell Aliant Q1 2012 earnings up on increased FTTH footprint, IPTV revenues

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) reported Q1 2012 net income of CAD 87 million (USD 88 million), up from CAD 84 million (USD 85 million) in the same period a year ago, a result of strong IPTV and

Home networking, wireless industry groups develop common home networking goals

A number of the major home networking and wireless standards groups have come together to examine and find common ground to help service providers support multiple services in the consumer's home.