No. 456: Parallel glass fibre expansions on the basis of co-laying and co-use as opportunities for the creation of infrastructure competition

WIK Discussion Paper calculates saving potential for infrastructure duplication based on co-laying, co-use and 4-fiber model. More...


WIK report assesses impacts of different wholesale pricing models on the Australian broadband market

WIK develops a market model to forecast the take-up of NBN services until 2024 under different wholesale pricing scenarios and estimates the GDP effects of these scenarios.


No. 455: Mobile M2M communication in Germany

Market researchers expect high growth in the M2M/IoT sector. At the same time, there are no dedicated forecasts on the development of mobile radio-based M2M communications in Germany. The discussion paper at hand closes this gap.More...


No. 454: Developments in the market for newspapers and periodicals

WIK study analyses volumes and sales channels of newspapers and periodicals, and ultimately on delivery markets in Germany.More...


18th Königswinter Postal Seminar

The 18th Königswinter Postal Seminar was held from 9 to 10 December 2019. Presentations are available for download.


No. 453: Artificial intelligence in the telecommunications sector – Importance, development prospects and regulatory implications

There are already many use cases for artificial intelligence. But how prepared and developed is the telecommunications sector concerning AI? And what regulatory questions arise from this?More...


No. 452: Spectrum Management: Spectrum policy to enable 5G campus networks in selected countries

A presentation of the spectrum management policy of the national spectrum authorities in Europe, China, South Korea and the United States of America, aimed at enabling or promoting local dedicated private 5G networks, is the content of this contribution to...More...


No. 451: Development of radio-based digitization in industry, energy economy and agriculture and specific frequency requirements

Digitization continues with the allocation of 5G frequencies. This study shows three fields of application and highlights technical, frequency policy and regulatory issues.More...


Newsletter Nr. 117 | Dezember 2019

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


BMWi appoints new CEO of WIK

Dr Cara Schwarz-Schilling will take over the management of WIK on January 1, 2020 from Dr Iris Henseler-Unger, who successfully determined the goals of WIK for five years.More...

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