If all assumptions are accurate, then total N&T expenses ($23M) must stay flat from FY2003-07.
- Telecommunications line costs from Verizon may increase when the contract expires.
- Aging Telecommunications and Video infrastructure.
- Aging Telecommunications equipment.
- With the financial shake-up in the Telecommunications industry, we may see a decrease in competition and therefore higher rates. (LD may have hit a bottom.)
- VoIP may help, but investments are necessary.