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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.

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. 

Key Publications

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  • Business Models for Implementing Mobile Technologies in Underserved Markets, Omoju, J., Wanjiru, R., Whalley, J. 1 Jul 2021, AIB 2021
  • Making sense of the Internet of Things: A critical review of Internet of Things definitions between 2005 and 2019, Goumagias, N., Whalley, J., Dilaver, O., Cunningham, J. 3 Jun 2021, In: Internet Research
  • Value Creation Strategies in Emerging Markets: The Case of Telecom Tower Companies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Omoju, J., Wanjiru, R., Whalley, J. 28 Jun 2021, AIB 2021
  • A tale of two continents: the internationalisation of Millicom in Africa and Latin America, Curwen, P., Whalley, J. 19 Sep 2020, In: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance
  • Harnessing artificial intelligence (AI) to increase wellbeing for all: The case for a new technology diplomacy, Feijóo, C., Kwon, Y., Bauer, J., Bohlin, E., Howell, B., Jain, R., Potgieter, P., Vu, K., Whalley, J., Xia, J. 1 Jul 2020, In: Telecommunications Policy
  • Infrastructure Provision on the Margins: An Assessment of Broadband Delivery UK, Gerli, P., Matteucci, N., Whalley, J. 25 Apr 2020, In: International Journal of Public Administration
  • Public policy targets in EU broadband markets: The role of technological neutrality, 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
  • Towers become the fashionable part of mobile networks: A regular column on the information industries, Whalley, J., Curwen, P. 3 Dec 2020, In: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance
  • 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

PGR Supervision

  • Suman Bhattacharya Designing value creating and sustainable business models: An Investigation of Telehealthcare Service Ecosystem in North East England Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 01/06/2020
  • 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 Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 17/01/2020
  • Stephen Brimble Start Date: 01/10/2019 End Date: 19/02/2020
  • David Spoors 'Broadband adoption and use within the Your Homes Newcastle tenant body' Start Date: 01/09/2015
  • Nico Binsfeld Investigations into the dynamics of the ICT ecosystem in Luxembourg Start Date: 18/11/2013 End Date: 24/10/2018
  • Ogiemwonyi Arakpogun Closing the digital divide in Africa: The role of mobile telecommunications and universal access and service policies. Start Date: 01/10/2014 End Date: 10/04/2019


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

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