Science meets Consulting

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...

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 on "Scenarios for future Telcos" will be held on 7 July 2016 in Brussels. 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...

3rd ENERGISE Workshop in the course of “Sustainable Places 2016”

Energy meets telecommunication. 3rd ENERGISE Workshop on June 30, 2016 in Anglet, France Read More...

WIK-Consult supports Ofcom with review of Royal Mail’s projected costs

Ofcom’s recent consultation on the future regulatory approach of Royal Mail is based on a detailed study of WIK-Consult assessing Royal Mail’s projected initiatives to save costs and improve efficiency Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 408: Welfare Implications of Pure LRIC Regulation of Termination Rates

The study examines empirically the changes in the voice traffic volume growth in mobile communications and between fixed and mobile networks due to the decline in the mobile termination rates by implementing the pure LRIC cost approach Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 407: Parcel shops and competition

German parcel operators are extending their parcel shop networks significantly. They compete for locations and operators, especially in rural areas. WIK examines whether it would be economically sensible to require cooperations Read More...

Consultancy service to support the development of smart grids in Baden-Württemberg

WIK and Öko-Institut have developed a new concept (“regulatory innovation zone”) to better cope with the challenges of the German Energiewende Read More...

WIK again successful as EU-Commission’s partner

The European Commission awarded a framework contract to provide assistance in designing and evaluating programmes in the field of audiovisual and media policy to a WIK-led consortium Read More...