Science meets Consulting

OTT Streaming Services in Germany

Consumers are willing to pay more for their Internet access to enjoy streaming services Read More...

WIK Conference on 17-18 October in Brussels: New rules for digital networks and services?

Commissioner Günther Oettinger will provide his vision for a Gigabit society, BEREC Chair Wilhelm Eschweiler will provide his views and that of the European regulators on priorities for the future framework Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 411: NGA infrastructures, markets and regulatory regimes in selected countries

With a systematic analysis we study the role of access regulation as well as supply and demand side factors on the individual market performance of next generation telco networks (NGA) Read More...

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

The „Digital Executive Club Brussels" will focus on long-term challenges in the digital industry. The next Meeting will be held on 15 September 2016 in Brussels. Read More...

Drivers for the rollout of high speed broadband infrastructure

In 2025 75% of households will demand bandwidths of at least 500 Mbit/s down- and 300 Mbit/s upstream, which cannot be operated via upgraded copper networks Read More...

European and global trends in the development of FTTB/H networks - significance for Germany

Germany lags far behind the other leading industrial nations in the dissemination of FTTB/H connections. This underlines the need for an expansion of fiber optic infrastructures from a macroeconomic perspective Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 410: Market analysis dealing with multi-sided markets

Multi-sided markets create new challenges for competition and regulatory authorities. Traditional norms for competitive and welfare maximising prices are no longer valid. To determine relevant markets and market dominance turns out to be quite complex. Read More...

Critical success factors for fiber network roll-out

The „twelve commandments“ for a successful fiber network roll-out: WIK has identified 12 critical success factors which could promote FTTB/H roll-out projects in Germany Read More...

Newsletter Nr. 103 | Juni 2016

Der neue WIK Newsletter mit Berichten aus der laufenden Arbeit des WIK und Berichten von Veranstaltungen ist erschienen Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 409: The Market for Over-The-Top Services in Germany

Consumers‘ move to OTT service is less about like-for-like substitution than an evolution in their behaviour Read More...

OTT Services and Consumers’ Communication Behaviour in Germany

Consumers favour Mobile Messenger Apps more and more. Our study analyses the reasons behind this new preference as well as its implications Read More...

Economies of Scope in Delivering Parcels and Letters Together

WIK presented results from its research program on the annual Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics Read More...