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

Venus Telephone to offer hybrid OTT/IPTV service

Pennsylvania-based rural ILEC Venus Telephone may be small, but for what it lacks in size it's making up in its broadband video service ambitions. One of its current ambitions is to deliver a hybrid

Hughes Communications could be up for sale

Hughes Communications' (Nasdaq: HUGH) dominant stakeholder Apollo has appointed Barclays Capital to begin a sales process of the satellite provider, reports Reuters. According to four unnamed

Qwest's video regulatory change dress rehearsal in Colorado

Qwest's (NYSE: Q) latest move to get cozy with Colorado's local and state regulators is a clear sign that the telco finally wants to become a major telco TV player. Although it will likely move to

Verizon to report $600 million pension charge in 2010 earnings

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is going to have to take a $600 million hit in its 2010 full year earnings because of a change in the way it reports pension benefits, reports Reuters. The service provider, which

Telstra realigns management team, names new COO

Telstra is shuffling its top management deck as it moves to become part of the government's National Broadband Network (NBN). Changes at Telstra: Brendon Riley is taking the COO reins. (Photo

AT&T's cloud, unified communications service message resonates with European MNCs

AT&T (NYSE: T) has found that as European carriers focus more of their attention on expanding their global presence, it is making it easier for the carrier to win business in the region. Andrew

Bell Aliant to bring FTTH network to Halifax Nova Scotia

Bell Aliant (TSX: BA.UN) customers that reside in Nova Scotia's Halifax region will be able to get Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service as the incumbent provider announced this week that it will extend

US Signal completes Illinois long-haul fiber network expansion

US Signal, a competitive retail/wholesale provider serving the Midwest U.S. region, has put the final touches on its long-haul fiber network connecting Southern and Central Illinois. The new network

PTC 2011: CENX, Telx expand Ethernet exchange market presence

Ethernet exchanges may be still a relatively nascent market opportunity with a host of upstart pure play providers and colocation providers emerging, but it's clear that recent moves by both CENX and

Cbeyond extends nationwide cloud servers to SMB customers

Cbeyond (Nasdaq: CBEY) is enhancing its cloud service offerings for SMBs by adding virtual and managed dedicated servers to customers in the U.S. and over 60 other countries. Available through all of