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Study on the implementation of the open internet access provisions of Regulation 2015/2120

Review and analysis of Articles 3 to 6 of the Open Internet Regulation (OIR) on ensuring open Internet access and fair and non-discriminatory…

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Wholesale mobile connectivity

Which trends and issues arise from emerging technologies and deployments?

This study on behalf of BEREC examines technical developments in mobile connectivity, implications for the value chain and the possible roles that…


The need for and feasibility of federal funding for the press industry in Germany

German federal ministry of economics (BMWK) publishes WIK study on press funding

The study  how the federal government could fund the press industry in the most targeted way. It specifically discusses whether it is effective to…

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Diffusion of 5G campus networks in Germany

Publication within the scope of the 5Guarantee project funded by the State of NRW

Locally assigned frequencies in the 3.7 GHz range enable the establishment of 5G campus networks in Germany. Currently, innovative applications in the…


Reality check: Open cadastral data in Germany

WIK presentation at the FOSSGIS Conference 2023 in Berlin

To what extent are geodata (precisely: data from public land registers) openly available in Germany? In a presentation at the FOSSGIS Conference 2023,…


Support study on the review of the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive

An evaluation of the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive, the development and impact assessment of policy options for the revision of the Directive.


Internet of Things (IoT): Connected devices and machines in small and medium sized enterprises

The study results are based on a survey among employees from Mittelstand-Digital Zentren which are actively exchanging with numerous small and…


Newsletter Nr. 127 | Januar 2023

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


WIK workshop - Open Internet study

Period: 30.01.2023

The online workshop starts at 14:00h and ends at 17:00h.

ICF and WIK are preparing a study for the European Commission on the implementation of the…


New delivery services, effects on market structures and implications on competition policy (No. 497)

Does Amazon challenge the German parcel market?


Estimation of additional 5G antenna mast locations for 3.6 GHz for filling gaps between existing antenna locations

Growing capacity demand for 5G does not automatically result in significant additonal 3.6 GHz antenna mast locations beyond thosse existing today in…


Trends in the Crypto-Economy - Non-Fungible Tokens and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

This study provides an up-to-date overview of the development and regulation of the crypto-economy, Non-Fungible Tokens, and Decentralized Autonomous…

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