Petrus H. Potgieter

University of South Africa

Professor in Decision Sciences

P.O. Box 392

UNISA

Pretoria, Gauteng 0003

South Africa

Institute for Technology and Network Economics

Posbus 2015

Groenkloof, 0027

South Africa

http://www.itne.eu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

A Tale of Two Contact-Tracing Apps – Comparing Australia’s COVIDSafe and New Zealand’s NZ COVID Tracer

Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 519 (76,477)
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COVID-19, contact tracing, health informatics, NZ COVID Tracer, COVIDSafe

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Rural Broadband and the Unrecovered Cost of Streaming Video Entertainment

ITS Gothenburg June 2021
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Roslyn Layton and Petrus H. Potgieter
Aalborg University, Department of Electronic Systems, Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies and University of South Africa
Downloads 404 (102,791)

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rural broadband, FCC, digital divide, Google, Netflix, YouTube, Disney+, Amazon Prime, Microsoft

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Governance of Smart Contracts in Blockchain Institutions

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 296 (144,381)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, smart contracts, polycentric governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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Governance of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Projects

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Bert M. Sadowski
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
Downloads 222 (191,745)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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Central Bank Issued Digital Currencies

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Feb 2021
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 166 (248,119)

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Digital payments, central banks, distributed ledgers

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Regulating Cryptocurrencies: Mapping Economic Objectives and Technological Feasibilities

TPRC49: The 49th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Petrus H. Potgieter and Bronwyn E. Howell
University of South Africa and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management
Downloads 103 (355,110)

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Cryptocurrency, regulation

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Bundles of Trouble: Can Competition Law Adapt to Digital Pricing Innovation?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 91 (384,227)

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Antitrust, Regulation, Merger, Simulation, Telecommunications, Content

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Never a Sporting Chance: Vertical Integration and Broadband and Content Bundling in the Sky-Vodafone Merger

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 87 (394,910)
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Merger, Content Distribution Networks, Broadband, New Zealand, Bundling

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Competition and Vertical/Agglomeration Effects in Media Mergers: Bagging Bundle Benefits

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 78 (420,989)
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broadband, bundling, content, merger, New Zealand, telecommunications

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Open-Source or Open-Slather? Governing Blockchain Applications as Common-Pool Resources

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Bert M. Sadowski
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
Downloads 72 (439,985)
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blockchain, distributed ledger, polycentric governance, club governance, distributed consensus

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Never a Sporting Chance: Broadband and Content Bundling in the Merger of Two Dominant Firms

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2017
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 72 (439,985)
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broadband, bundling, content, merger, New Zealand, telecommunications

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Effective Competition and Ineffective Mobile Industry Regulation in South Africa

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Bronwyn Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington and University of South Africa
Downloads 52 (515,099)

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Mobile industry structure, spectrum auction, network sharing, South Africa, ICASA

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Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Increase Wellbeing for All: the Case for a New Technology Diplomacy

Telecommunications Policy 44 (2020), Quello Center Working Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Michigan State University-Department of Media and Information, Chalmers University of Technology, Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, University of South Africa, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 43 (556,680)
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artificial intelligence, human well-being, decentralisation, protectionism, techno-nationalism, fragmentation, technology diplomacy, international collaborative governance

14.

Content and Access Provision in a Discrete Competition Model

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 37 (587,800)

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Information goods, Broadband, Bundling, Simulation

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Content and Access Bundling: Simulating Complex Scenarios

TPRC47: The 47th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 33 (610,641)

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product bundling; content; simulation; digital goods

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Cardinality Bundling Under Oligopoly – a Simulation Model

TPRC49: The 49th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Petrus H. Potgieter and Bronwyn Howell
University of South Africa and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 29 (635,375)

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Cardinality bundling, Simulation, Discrete model, Oligopoly

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Adding a Warning Label to Rewheel’s International Price Comparison and Competitiveness Rankings

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
NERA Economic Consulting, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, Complutense University of Madrid - Facultad de Económicas y Empresariales, Independent Consultant, Montreal Economic Institute, University of Calgary - Department of Economics, Technology Policy Institute, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Victoria University of Wellington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Korea University, Aalborg University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Boston College - Law School, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of South Africa, Temple University - Department of Economics, Serentschy Advisory Services, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Kansas State University - Department of Economics, Northumbria University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Downloads 25 (662,975)

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price comparison, competition analysis, 5G, international price ranking, mobile wireless market, mobile wireless competition, mobile wireless prices, Rewheel, Digital Fuel Monitor, telecommunications

18.

Regulating for Telecommunications Competition in Developing Countries: The Case of Papua New Guinea

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Ronald Sofe
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Papua New Guinea National Research Institute - Economic Policy Research Program
Downloads 19 (708,863)

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telecommunications, regulation, Papua New Guinea, Telikom, Asia-Pacific

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Bundling Information Goods and Access – Simulating Competition

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 15 (742,347)

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bundling, digital goods, industrial organisation

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The Profitability of Flat-Price Broadband with An Over-The-Top Subscription Content Product – Benefits from Cooperation

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Bronwyn E. Howell and Petrus H. Potgieter
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management and University of South Africa
Downloads 8 (808,426)

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OTT content, bundling, paid peering, vertical integration

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Regulating for Telecommunications Competition in Developing Countries: Papua New Guinea

Asian‐Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 98-112, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2019
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Ronald Sofe
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Management, University of South Africa and Papua New Guinea National Research Institute - Economic Policy Research Program
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