Current Publications


Open access networks for Austria

WIK study examines the development of Open Access in Austria and gives recommendations in order to support the development towards an intensive use of gigabit-capable infrastructures.


10 leverages to achieve nationwide gigabit infrastructures

WIK study presents 10 concrete leverages that can accelerate Germany's path towards a gigabit society.


Newsletter Nr. 123 | Juni 2021

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


Green WiFi

WiFi 6/6E is essential for future broadband demand satisfaction and to overall ecological improvement


Broadband from the stratosphere

WIK report presents the characteristics of HAPS technology and discusses its potential for the provision of broadband services in rural areas.


Support study accompanying the evaluation of the Commission Notice on the definition of relevant market for the purposes of Community competition law

This study elaborates the principles and best practices for defining relevant markets that can inform the evaluation of the European Commission's Market Definition Notice (MDN).


Navigating the password jungle - Digital user authentication

Consumers have a variety of options when it comes to digital user log-ins. They can use individualized passwords, single sign-on solutions, password managers or biometric methods. This research brief examines which authentication methods and solutions...


Let’s stay home!

In the fifth edition of the research brief series on communication behaviour and media use in Germany, we present the latest survey results from 2020 on the use of internet-based communication and media services.


Online advertising: the impact of targeted advertising on advertisers, market access and consumer choice

The study by WIK-Consult, Crids and VVA on behalf of the European Parliament identifies opportunities and risks of targeted online advertising and develops approaches to address these from a regulatory perspective.


Neutral fibre and the European Green Deal

The study shows that modern fibre-optic infrastructures help to counter climate change.

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