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Discussion Paper

No. 443: Infrastructure Sharing and 5G: Requirements for Regulation, new competitive constellations

The generation of new 5G services requires a further roll-out of existing network infrastructures and an increasing density of transmitters and sites in order to generate the necessary area coverage. Thus infrastructure sharing is increasingly gaining in importance Read More...

Neue Märkte – neue Technologien – Die Frequenzversteigerung 2019

In den Monaten März bis Juni 2019 fand unter großer Aufmerksamkeit die 5G-Auktion in Deutschland statt. Die bisherigen Erfahrungen mit den Frequenzversteigerungen in Deutschland sprechen dafür, auch in Zukunft das bewährte Auktionsverfahren in Deutschland zur Vergabe knapper Frequenzen zu verwenden. Read More...

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

The next meeting in Brussels will be announced soon. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 442: Impact of HFC networks on FTTx investment in Europe

Empirical analysis for the period between 2011 and 2017 reveals a complex interplay between HFC- and FTTx-roll-out. Overall, our results suggest that in the EU 28 no comprehensive market-driven overbuilding of the HFC areas by FTTP infrastructure is to be expected. Read More...

WIK Conference: New Code, new challenges for the Gigabit society

Join us on 15-16 October in Brussels to discuss the implications of the new electronic communications Code for regulation in the sector as well as priorities for the new European Commission and Parliament. Read More...

Newsletter Nr. 115 | Juni 2019

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

No. 440: The Impact of OTT-1-Services on Communication Behaviour – a consumer perspective

WhatsApp and similar services are now part of the EECC. We summaries the essential characteristics of these services, their impact and business models pointing out open questions regarding their delineation from other OTT services Read More...

MorgenCamp Digital, 27. Juni 2019, Berlin

Das MorgenCamp Digital bietet in lockerer Folge die Gelegenheit, im kleineren Kreis auf der Basis von aktuellen Ergebnissen des WIK mit Experten sowie Vertretern aus Praxis und Politik über relevante Themen der Digitalisierung und Regulierung zu diskutieren. Read More...

Potential wholesale products in Cable-TV networks based on DOCSIS

WIK supports German NRA in the analysis of market 3a and b Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 439: The German delivery market as an infrastructure for European e-commerce

E-retailers and consumers in Germany benefit from European e-commerce Read More...

European Commission publishes WIK-Consult study on cross-border e-commerce and delivery services in Europe

The study assesses the performance of the European delivery markets in connection with cross-border e-commerce. Read More...
Discussion Paper

No. 438: Impact of bundled products on competition

Many suppliers of bundled products are vertically integrated and active at several levels of the value chain. What are the competitive effects of new bundling trends? Read More...