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Maintaining Rural Retail Networks: Best Practices Abroad and their Implications for the U.S. Postal Service
How to maintain rural retail networks? USPS Office of the Inspector General publishes white paper on “maintaining rural retail networks”. The white paper builds upon research provided by WIK-Consult to the USPS OIG.
The expansion of new FTTB/H networks creates incentives for incumbents to switch-off their copper networks and thus to exploit synergies and efficiencies. However, the switch-off may have implications for competition and consumer interests, so that regulatory...
Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon operate globally and have massively expanded their business. We examine strategic diversification (acquisitions and patents) and also focus on probable future developments in relation to voice assistance as well as virtual...
The migration from a copper access network to an FTTH network over several intermediate technological steps requires higher investment and causes significant stranded investment and delay
Supporting the European Commission in scoping the required budget needed to meet the actions identified under CEF Digital
WIK conducts study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency.
WIK study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency analyzes trends in the telecom sector over the coming 10 years.
The study for Mittelstand-Digital analyses relevant applications, opportunities and obstacles as well as the need for promotion of application of digital platforms in the context of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Presentation of Sonja Thiele at the PDL-Forum on 28 November 2019