Science meets Consulting

Open Data in the EU

The public sector produces enormous quantities of data that forms valuable raw material for a data-based economy in Europe. The review of the PSI-Directive shows how this data can be made even more widely available. Read More...

Analytical Cost Model for the Subscriber Access Network – Consultation document published by the Federal Network Agency

WIK provided a consultation draft for the enhanced analytical access network cost model. The consultation document and the corresponding questions are available on the Federal Network Agency’s website since May 2nd 2018. Read More...

Emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re-)usability and access to data, and liability

New study identifies significant barriers to the development of the data economy and the use of IoT, robots and autonomous Systems. Read More...

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

The next meeting on "Business models and use cases for FTTP - Impact on future applications (5G and IOT) and socio-economic effects" will be held on 24 May 2018. Read More...

Review of the Significant Market Power (SMP) guidelines

This Study provides support to the European Commission in its revision of the 2002 guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power for electronic communications networks and services ("2002 SMP Guidelines"). Read More...

More Competition by Simplifying Switching

Digital comparison tools in Germany are growing and have seizable benefits for consumers. WIK-Consult presents updated figures and insights on the development and impact of digital comparison tools in Germany. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 426: In-house infrastructure – access and pricing

To what extent is the German DigiNetz Law supporting or restricting access to in-house infrastructure? We examine the diverse institutional settings in order to reveal the incen-tives of the different stakeholders to grant or to seek access. Read More...

Workshop on Digital Comparison Tools in Europe

All presentations are now available online. Download them here. Read More...

Cross-border e-commerce and delivery services

WIK-Consult conducts a comprehensive market study for the European Commission (DG GROW) to explore developments and trends in supply of and demand for delivery solutions in the context of cross-border e-commerce. Read More...

For Your Eyes and Ears

Update on video and music streaming services in Germany 2017 Read More...

Roadshow IT security in SMEs

WIK presents the study "Situation of IT security in SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises)" at Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand e.V. (BITMi) in Aachen (9 April 2018). The study is conducted within the BMWi initiative IT security in economy. Read More...

SMP Guidelines Workshop

The WIK Workshop on "Revising the SMP Guidelines - Debating the Commission’s proposals for the revision of the SMP Guidelines and implications for the Communications Code" was held on 27 March 2018. Presentations are available for download. Read More...