Science meets Consulting
24.03.2020
Discussion Paper

No: 459: Status quo of the switch-off of copper networks in the EU

The expansion of new FTTB/H networks creates incentives for incumbents to switch-off their copper networks and thus to exploit synergies and efficiencies. However, the switch-off may have implications for competition and consumer interests, so that regulatory measures may be necessary. Read More...
16.03.2020
Discussion Paper

No. 458: Strategies of the most important internet platforms

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon operate globally and have massively expanded their business. We examine strategic diversification (acquisitions and patents) and also focus on probable future developments in relation to voice assistance as well as virtual and augmented reality. Read More...
12.03.2020
News

Digital Executive Club Brussels – an initiative of WIK and IDATE

We regret to inform you that, due to the ongoing developments regarding the Coronavirus, we have decided to cancel the Digital Executive Club originally planned for 19 March. Read More...
10.03.2020
Discussion Paper

No. 457: Cost and other obstacles when migrating from copper to fibre networks

The migration from a copper access network to an FTTH network over several intermediate technological steps requires higher investment and causes significant stranded investment and delay Read More...
21.02.2020
Study

Supporting the implementation of CEF2 Digital

Supporting the European Commission in scoping the required budget needed to meet the actions identified under CEF Digital Read More...
10.02.2020
Study

Competition and investment in the Danish broadband market

WIK conducts study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency. Read More...
04.02.2020
Study

WIK publishes study on the Danish Telecommunications market in the year 2030

WIK study on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency analyzes trends in the telecom sector over the coming 10 years. Read More...
28.01.2020
Study

Digital platforms as an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises

The study for Mittelstand-Digital analyses relevant applications, opportunities and obstacles as well as the need for promotion of application of digital platforms in the context of small and medium-sized enterprises. Read More...
30.12.2019
Discussion Paper

No. 456: Parallel glass fibre expansions on the basis of co-laying and co-use as opportunities for the creation of infrastructure competition

WIK Discussion Paper calculates saving potential for infrastructure duplication based on co-laying, co-use and 4-fiber model. Read More...
30.12.2019
Study

WIK report assesses impacts of different wholesale pricing models on the Australian broadband market

WIK develops a market model to forecast the take-up of NBN services until 2024 under different wholesale pricing scenarios and estimates the GDP effects of these scenarios. Read More...
30.12.2019
Discussion Paper

No. 455: Mobile M2M communication in Germany

Market researchers expect high growth in the M2M/IoT sector. At the same time, there are no dedicated forecasts on the development of mobile radio-based M2M communications in Germany. The discussion paper at hand closes this gap. Read More...
30.12.2019
Discussion Paper

No. 454: Developments in the market for newspapers and periodicals

WIK study analyses volumes and sales channels of newspapers and periodicals, and ultimately on delivery markets in Germany. Read More...