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 FiOS FTTH deployments outstrip Corning's fiber supply

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may have slowed down how many towns and cities it will take its Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based FiOS network, but according to Corning (NYSE: GLW) CFO Jim Flaws the telco is

BT employs Alcatel-Lucent's management solution for its broadband service expansion

BT (NYSE: BT) has set an aggressive timeline with its Fiber to the Cabinet/Fiber to the Home broadband expansion plans--an initiative that will bring FTTX services to about 10 million homes by

Google to extend 1 Gbps service to Kansas City, Mo.

After Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) declared that Kansas City, Kansas would be the first city to be able to take part in its much-hyped 1 Gbps Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service program, a report has emerged

TDS Telecom begins construction on its first broadband stimulus project

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS) has begun construction on its first broadband stimulus project in Chatham, Mich., a town where it will connect over 900 residents to new broadband DSL service. The buildout in

FairPoint Q1: Revenue declines $16M while broadband subscribership rises

FairPoint (Nasdaq: FRP), fresh out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saw its revenue take a $16 million hit due to a 9.6 percent decline in traditional voice service subscriptions year-over-year.

Lightower enhances network diversity along New York's Hudson River

Lightower Fiber networks has completed the buildout of a new network route across New York's Hudson River that will provide both network diversity and a shorter route to other paths along the Tappan

Verizon aims for 20M FiOS homes passed, but waits for housing, economic slump to clear

Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) COO Lowell McAdam would like to rev up the FiOS Fiber to the Home (FTTH) expansion engine, one that the service provider slowed down in the past two years due to the economic and

CenturyLink's next M&A target could be Sprint, if AT&T, T-Mobile deal is successful

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) may be transforming itself from a rural landline operator to a global service provider focused on delivering a larger suite of IP-based services, but the one missing link in

HomeGrid Forum, Broadband Forum to hold chipset interoperability Plugfest

Silicon vendors building products to comply with the ITU's home network standard will soon get their chance to test product interoperability at the ITU's Geneva headquarters. Developed as a

MegaPath lets customers combine layer hosted voice services with existing PBX systems

MegaPath knows that most, if not all of the business customers it serves, still have a legacy installed PBX base that they aren't going to rip out anytime soon so the CLEC is offering them a way to