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Newsletter Nr. 108 | September 2017

Der neue WIK Newsletter mit Berichten aus der laufenden Arbeit des WIK und Berichten von Veranstaltungen ist erschienen


No. 422: The relevance of embedded SIM (eSIM) for competition and consumer in the mobile communications market

After having been developed for M2M-communication, eSIM is about to be launched in the telecommunications consumer segment. The study analyses potential impacts on the mobile communications market.


Reasonable principles as guidance to spectrum auction design

Spectrum auctions should be designed as an efficient bargaining mechanism which fulfils the principles of the Coase Theorem.


Substantive issues for review in the areas of market entry, management of scarce resources and general end-user issues

Study on market entry, management of scarce resources and telecom specific consumer protection in the internal market in the context of EU-impact assessment


Current and future technological access options to all fixed telecommunication infrastructures in the Netherlands

Analysing market 3 and 4 of the EU-market recommendation one has to extrapolate network access development on copper, fibre and coax cables until 2025 and its impact on wholesale in a significantly consolidated market.


No. 421: Incentive auctions as a new tool of frequency management

Incentive auctions establish a trading platform for the transfer of spectrum usage rights. In 2016/17 the FCC conducted a first comprehensive and complex incentive acution in the United States.


Telecommunication 4.0 – Investment in Very High Capacity Broadband and the Internet of Things

Presentation of Iris Henseler-Unger at the 50th Freiburg Seminar on Network Economics in Freiburg, 11 July 2017


Evaluation of the broadband initiative bmvit 2015/16

WIK and its Austrian partner WIFO have evaluated the first phase (2015/16) of the Austrian broadband State aid Program. The results of the evaluation have been presented in June 2017.

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