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

Telmex Q3 2011: Subscriber defections to cable, wireless drive down revenue

Telmex's (NYSE: TMX) Q3 revenue decline show the ongoing effect of consumers' freedom to either ditch their incumbent phone company for a lower-price triple play voice, video and data bundle from a

First Communications establishes connection at Penn Regional Business Center

By establishing a presence at The Synchrium Group's Penn Regional Business Center in Pennsylvania, First Communications is responding to the idea that office buildings with high connectivity make

Telecom New Zealand's shareholders green light its breakup plan

The majority of Telecom New Zealand's shareholders (99.8 percent) have approved the service provider's structural separation plan. Under the terms of the agreement it struck with the government, the

US Signal introduces cloud-based advanced security service

US Signal hopes to allay business customers' fears about cloud security with the debut of its new Cloud Based Advanced Security offering. Served up as part of its Managed Services portfolio, the

AT&T's wireless receiver lets U-verse subs watch video anywhere in house

AT&T (NYSE: T) is on its way to helping solve the home wiring issue that plagues many service providers in rolling out triple play services over a home network with its new U-verse TV Wireless

Sprint's wireline pain continues in Q3 as revenue drops 15%

Sprint (NYSE: S) may have seen some positive gains on its wireless side, but the company's ongoing migration to an IP-based network continues to cause pain on the wireline side with revenues

Tellabs Q3 revenue down, Q4 outlook flat to slightly up

Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) has yet to see its fortunes turn upward as the vendor reported $314 million in Q3 2011 revenue, down from $430 million in the same quarter a year ago. From a geographic

Telstra's ADSL2+ expansion provides interim step to NBN

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) will soon connect almost 200,000 subscribers with ADSL2+, a group that had been limited to receiving ADSL-only service. What prevented the incumbent telco from offering the

How did the cable industry fare in Q3 2011?

Cable continues to face a number of key challenges in Q3 2011, including the continual loss of its bread and butter video base to telco's IPTV service offerings--a trend we recently covered in a

Verizon to fill in FiOS gaps with home LTE wireless service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has indicated that it will be soon offering a new fixed home-based LTE wireless service targeting areas where it has not rolled out FiOS to challenge satellite broadband providers.