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

CenturyLink, Qwest come to terms with telecom labor unions

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Qwest (NYSE: Q) have struck an agreement with the telecom industry's two most powerful unions--the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q3 profit drops while FiOS subscribership grows

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) Q3 wireline results were another story of gains in FiOS TV and broadband and slight declines in its global enterprise business. The service provider reported net income of $881

Tele2 Netherlands adds IPTV to its VDSL service lineup

Tele2 Netherlands is taking charge of the idea that there's still gold in copper with its new IPTV service that will be run over its VDSL network. The launch of this service, which was announced in

Calix (NYSE: CALX) Q3: Broadband stimulus awards drive 27 percent revenue increase

Buoyed by a surge of customer wins deploying their platforms for new broadband stimulus projects, Calix (NYSE: CALX) saw its revenue rise to $75.5 million in Q3, up 27 percent from revenue reported

FairPoint presents restructuring plan to Vermont PSB yet again

FairPoint Communications (FRCMQ.PK) has crunched its financial numbers again and wants the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) to evaluate its Chapter 11 plan again. Although FairPoint's plan was

Google conducts FTTX network dress rehearsal at Stanford University

With much of the hype of Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) announcement in February that it would build out 1 Gbps fiber connections to support 50,000 to 500,000 in a few lucky communities a distant memory,

NTT Data close to making $1.2 billion offer for Keane

NTT (NYSE: NTT) continues to make waves in the U.S. data and telecom market with a potential purchase of Boston, Mass.-based applications service provider Keane for over $1.2 billion. According to a

AT&T (NYSE: T): Broadband, IP-based business services rose to the occasion in Q3

AT&T's (NYSE: T) revenue and profits rose up in Q3 with gains in its wireless business, U-verse and IP-based business services. Overall, AT&T reports $31.6 billion in revenues, up 2.8 percent

Verizon lures quad-play adopters with smart phone promotion

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) believes that the best way to win a customer's quad-play bundle heart is to reward them. Taking a page from credit card companies like Chase's rewards program, any subscriber that

Argentina's government debuts national broadband plan

Mirroring efforts by the U.S. and Finland, the Argentine government has launched its own $2 billion broadband and digital TV plan. Aimed at extending network facilities into rural and unprofitable