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


Foresight study on Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV)

WIK conducted a study funded by the EU-Commission on the implications of SDN and NFV on the future telecommunication landscape in collaboration with TNO and IDATE


The Socioeconomic Value of Rich Interaction Applications (RIA)

Applications such as Skype and WhatsApp have become very popular with consumers. We find that for each 10% increase in usage of These applications a total increase of US$5.6 trillion in GDP can be expected across 164 countries (2000 to 2015).


Best practice for passive infrastructure access

WIK abstracts reference for infrastructure access from 5 leading countries


Mail profitability in international posts

WIK-Consult supports USPS Office of Inspector General in a study on the relevance and profitability of international posts' mail operations


Residential demand for ultrafast broadband internet in 2025

WIK forecasts the potential demand for very high bandwidth in 2025.


Price regulation in postal markets

WIK supports USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) with a review of international trends in postal price regulation. OIG has published WIK report as an appendix to its white paper ‘Lessons in Price Regulation from International Posts’.


Dutch Parliament published WIK study on postal market scenarios

Digitisation strongly affects postal markets in the Netherlands. This study by WIK-Consult analyses the Dutch postal market today, identifies future scenarios until 2025, and gives recommendations for future postal policy.


Report on the General X-Factor for German Energy Network Operators

WIK Report on the general productivity factor in consultation.


International Communications Market Report 2016

Ofcom has published its annual report on the development in international communications markets (television, telecoms, broadcasting and postal services).


Building the European Data Economy – Free Flow of Data

The European Commission is examining barriers to the free flow of data. A consortium composed of Deloitte, WIK-Consult, Open Evidence, OpenForum Europe and Timelex summarised first findings at a high-level workshop with Commissioner Oettinger.

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