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Prof Jason Whalley


Department: Newcastle Business School

JaJason Whalley Nbs Staff Profileson has more than a decade's experience as an academic. His research focuses on the telecommunications industry, examining how the structure of telecommunications markets has changed over it and the consequences that arise. His research has been published in journals such as International Business Review, info and Telecommunications Policy. Jason has worked with a variety of regulatory bodies and telecommunication companies, exploring how regulatory regimes develop and organisations exploit technological change. Previously Jason worked in the Department of Management Science, Strathclyde Business School.


  • Management Studies PhD September 01 1995
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2003

Key Publications

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  • Infrastructure Provision on the Margins, Gerli, P., Matteucci, N., Whalley, J. 25 Apr 2020, In: International Journal of Public Administration
  • Public policy targets in EU broadband markets, Briglauer, W., Stocker, V., Whalley, J. 1 Jun 2020, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • Response to OFCOM's consultation on 'Designing the broadband universal service obligation', Arakpogun, E., Gerli, P., Whalley, J. 3 Apr 2020
  • An analysis of the disruptive impact of the entry of Free Mobile into the French mobile telecommunications market, Berne, M., Vialle, P., Whalley, J. 1 Apr 2019, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • Do unicorns exist in China? A study of the Chinese technological start-up ecosystem, Goumagias, N., Whalley, J., Cunningham, J. 18 Jun 2019
  • Emerging Market MNEs and Innovation Strategies in the African Telecommunications Value Chain, Wanjiru, R., Guerrero, M., Omoju, J., Whalley, J. Jun 2019, International Business in an unsettling political and economic environment. AIB Annual Meeting 2019
  • Papers from recent European regional conferences of the International Telecommunications Society, Nucciarelli, A., Sadowski, B., Whalley, J. Oct 2019, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • Technology neutrality, El-Moghazi, M., Whalley, J., Irvine, J. 1 Jul 2019, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • The data economy and data-driven ecosystems, Krämer, J., Whalley, J., Batura, O. 1 Mar 2019, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • Who replies to consultations, and what do they say? The case of broadband universal service in the UK, Stocker, V., Whalley, J. 1 Sep 2019, In: Telecommunications Policy

PGR Supervision

  • Stephen Brimble Start: 01/10/2019
  • Suman Bhattacharya Designing value creating and sustainable business models: An Investigation of Telehealthcare Service Ecosystem in North East England Start: 01/10/2017
  • Paolo Gerli Can broadband markets be fixed? A comparative analysis of public and community-led initiatives supporting broadband diffusion in three EU member states Start: 01/10/2015
  • David Spoors Start: 01/09/2015
  • Nico Binsfeld Investigations into the dynamics of the ICT ecosystem in Luxembourg Start: 18/11/2013
  • Ogiemwonyi Arakpogun Closing the digital divide in Africa: The role of mobile telecommunications and universal access and service policies. Start: 01/10/2014

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My research focuses on the telcommunications industry. It explores issues arising from the dynamic interaction between technological change, changing market structures and regulation. My research covers both fixed and mobile telecommunications, and is broad in its geographical scope. 

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