Post-Liberalization in Germany: “Overhelmingly negative”

In theory the monopoly by the Deutsche Post is gone: Since 1998, the German Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Postal Service and Railways (Bundesnetzagentur) has licensed the professional transport of letters and mail, to which there was no weight restrictions. However, the relevant service providers were obliged to provide the so-called “higher-valued services” …