Studies

The Study Series of WIK consist of final reports of research projects carried out by WIK.

23.11.2022

Interoperability, switchability and portability: Implications for the Cloud

This study seeks to provide insights on the meaning of cloud services, and the circumstances in which portability and interoperability may be relevant in a cloud context. We consider the implications of this analysis for the ongoing review of the Data Act.

28.10.2022

Secure digitization of small and medium-sized enterprises

Expert survey in the Mittelstand-Digital network on the opportunities and challenges of introducing and certifying ISMS in small and medium-sized enterprises, including references to assistance.

14.09.2022

Blockchain for SME – Report for the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action

The WIK study for BMWK focuses on blockchain in SMEs, including current usage, forms of implementations, opportunities and obstacles, as well as options for action for companies and society.

13.09.2022

Interoperability regulations for digital services - Impact on competition, innovation and digital sovereignty especially for platform and communication services

This study examines (a lack of) interoperability as a possible driver for concentration tendencies as well as the impact of corresponding obligations on digital markets (esp. NI-ICS).

14.04.2022

Wettbewerbsverhältnisse auf den Transit- und Peeringmärkten

In dieser Studie werden ausgehend von der BEREC-Analyse aus 2017 die Markt- und Wettbewerbsentwicklungen der letzten fünf Jahre im Bereich IP-Interconnection aufgearbeitet und die Trends der nächsten Jahre in der Branche identifiziert.

05.04.2022

Sustainability in the context of blockchain technology – Report for Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

The WIK study for BMWK examines how blockchain technology can make a contribution to a sustainable economy and society and identifies potential options for action for use in the context of sustainability.

31.01.2022

Acceleration of broadband network roll-out

Study for the Federal Ministry of Digital and Transport develops recommendations for a faster roll-out of mobile and fixed broadband networks.

24.01.2022

Specification of technical requirements for the USO broadband internet access service

WIK and zafaco have submitted an expert opinion for BNetzA on the determination of service specific data transmission rate [Mbps] and latency [ms] requirements.

17.11.2021

Strategies to promote Over-the-air provisioning

WIK study on behalf of ComReg develops regulatory options for e-SIM and over-the-air provisioning against the backdrop of the specifics of the Irish mobile market.

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Claudia Rosch
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