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

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q4 revenue slips slightly while broadband, business revenue grow

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q4 earnings may have missed Wall Street's expectations, but in the wireline segment it did report a rise in both broadband and business revenues. For the quarter, Verizon's

Competition eats into Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) Q4 earnings

Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) confirmed fears that Q4 2010 would be a tough financial period. While revenue rose 5 percent to $410 million, Tellabs missed Wall Street's forecast of $418.4 million. One of

Brazil's Telebras can now deliver broadband services

Telebras, Brazil's state-run service provider, has received permission from the country's telecom regulator Anatel to provide broadband services to consumers and business. Anatel decided to issue

FairPoint emerges from Chapter 11

As expected, FairPoint Communications (Other OTC: FRCMQ.PK) has finally completed its restructuring process and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Through this restructuring process,

Level 3 to supply middle mile services to North Florida Broadband Authority

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT) has been invited to supply the North Florida Broadband Authority, a government-backed group that's focused on extending broadband to underserved North Florida

XO to study Icahn's latest takeover bid

XO (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) is once again having to consider yet another takeover bid by Carl Icahn, the company's majority stockholder. The competitive service provider has formed a special committee of

Verizon files first legal challenge against FCC's net neutrality rules

It took less than a month after the FCC put forth its landmark net neutrality rules for someone to challenge it, and that challenge came last week by Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), which filed a

XO fills in fiber gaps with BridgeWave's microwave gear

XO Communications (OTC BB: XOHO.OB) is expanding its broadband wireless offerings to business customers that can't be reached by deploying BridgeWave's FlexPort80 links over its existing 80 market

Ciena's Canada subsidiary gets $25 million grant from Ontario, Canada

Ciena Canada's (Nasdaq: CIEN) expanding presence in the Ottawa region should serve as a boost to a region that's been financially hit hard by the downfall of Nortel. To show their appreciation for

NTT's Pacific Crossing names Takahiro Sumimoto as CEO

Pacific Crossing, a subsidiary of NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) that runs the transpacific, subsea fiber-optic network ring, PC-1, has appointed Takahiro Sumimoto as its new CEO. Prior to taking up