Science meets Consulting

Framework for the Gigabit world 2025 +

WIK identifies the requirements of the gigabit world 2025+ on competition policy and regulation. Read More...

netconomica 2018: „Digitalisierung der Energiewirtschaft: Zwischen Regulierung und Wettbewerb"

Die diesjährige netconomica wird sich mit dem Thema „Digitalisierung der Energiewirtschaft: Zwischen Regulierung und Wettbewerb" auseinandersetzen. Hierzu möchten wir Sie ganz herzlich einladen. Die Konferenz wird am 22. November 2018 im Gustav-Stresemann-Institut in Bonn stattfinden. Read More...

IT security in SMEs - event organized by WIK and HTAI Hessen

State Secretary Mathias Samson will open a specialist event for IT security experts and interested companies on the situation of IT security in SMEs at the Haus der Wirtschaft Südhessen on 25th September. Best practice examples provide concrete recommendations for your own IT security strategy. Dr. Iris Henseler-Unger and Annette Hillebrand present the results of the current WIK study. Read More...

WIK Conference: The future of connectivity 16-17 Oct Brussels

Join us on 16-17 October in Brussels to explore the practical implications of the new EU electronic communications code and planned financing initiatives for rural broadband. Read More...

WIK Conference: Platforms. Data. Policy.

Join us on 18 October in Brussels to discuss the opportunities and challenges of a thriving European data economy and the Digital Single Market Read More...

Current publications and events of WIK

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Discussion Paper

No. 430 Co-investment models for the rollout of FTTB/H infrastructures

WIK discussion paper discusses co-invest from an economic point of view and presents experiences from abroad. It becomes obvious, that co-investment models can pave the path to comprehensive gigabit networks in Germany. Potential negative competitive effects need to be assessed however which may call for appropriate remedies. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 429: Broadband infrastructure and the future use of audiovisual content

The consumption of audiovisual content via the internet has been increasing for years. The presented discussion paper investigates the future development of the consumption of audiovisual content via the internet and the implications for broadband infrastructure in Germany. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 428: Drivers and barriers to commercially negotiated access to alternative FTTB/H network infrastructures

Open Access is considered a possible new paradigm for the German broadband market. The present discussion paper analyses the experiences to date, points out relevant fields of action and dares an outlook on future developments. Read More...

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

The next meeting will be held on 13 September 2018. Read More...

Perspektiven aus Europa

Presentation of Dr. Iris Henseler-Unger at the Fachsymposium in Erinnerung an Arnold Picot on 9 July 2018 in Munich Read More...

Study on the implementation and monitoring of measures under the Cost Reduction Directive

Cost Reduction Directive can bring benefits in broadband deployment. Read More...