Expertise

The "Regulation and Competition" department concentrates on research and consulting in regulatory and competition issues that arise in electronic communications and related markets. These relate in particular to

  • access to scarce resources (spectrum and numbers);
  • access to networks (asymmetric regulation of operators with significant market power, symmetric regulation of access bottlenecks);
  • consumer protection and universal service; and
  • merger and abuse cases under competition law.

Research results are intended to contribute to the further development of the regulatory framework in the European Union.

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Dr. Bernd Sörries
Head of Department
Regulation and Competition

Phone:  +49 2224 9225-23
Fax:       +49 2224 9225-68
b.soerries(at)wik.org

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