Research Brief: The development of retail offers for residential customers on the German fixed-line market 2017-2020
WIK research brief summarises the most important contents of the discussion paper No. 476 on the price development of double-play tariffs for private end-users at the largest German fixed network providers.
Europe-wide overview of the diffusion and use of parcel locker stations, including an outlook for Germany.
Based on case studies, this study identifies aspects critical to the success of SMEs' engagement in the platform economy. This engagement can contribute to strengthening competition.
WIK Working Paper No 1: My Browser is not a Billboard: Experimental Evidence on Ad-blocking Adoption and Users’ Acquisition of Information
Based on an online laboratory experiment, this project analyzes the effects of ad-blocking on the information acquisition of Internet users and provides resulting welfare effects.
Migration from copper to fibre networks: Interests of market parties, areas of tension and areas of consensus
Market overview for discussion in the German ‘Gigabitforum’
CDO-Forum - Digitale Kaffeerunde für Digitalisierungsverantwortliche aus deutschen Kommunen „Digitalisierung für Alle: Von Jung bis Alt“
Frau Dr. Madlen Müller-Wuttke, Chief Digital Officer der Stadt Haßfurt, berichtete über den Strategieprozess des Modellprojekts „Smart Green City Haßfurt“.
The next Meeting of the Virtual Digital Executive Club will be announced soon.
In a virtual workshop, WIK discussed the potential of open data and urban data platforms with market players and representatives of municipalities, federal ministries and the Federal Network Agency.
Digital transformation require active changes in the working culture. This is particularly challenging for SMEs. The paper presents studies and theses on digital working environments in SMEs.
The article presents the broadband universal service regimes in other countries. In addition to the European member states, the focus is on Great Britain, Switzerland and Australia.