SZ interview with Prof. Wählisch
Internet connectivity is key. Berlin research institutions could do better thanks to local peering infrastructure. Missing opportunities are discussed in Süddeutsche Zeitung, one of the major German newspapers.
News from May 08, 2021
Background: Berlin has both a unique metropolitan area network, which interconnects all research institutions via 2.300 km fiber, as well as one of the major Internet Exchange Points in Germany. You would expect that forward-looking institutions (and city) understand the opportunity. But they do not. The full article is available in Süddeutsche Zeitung (only in German, sorry): https://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/berliner-wissenschaftsnetz-brain-glasfaser-mit-hemmschuh-1.5256613