§The costs are visible for data, voice and video services
and their associated components,
showing a 5-year view of budgets
and assumptions. Aggregate service rate increases are targeted at 0-3% maximum yearly, determined in conjunction with the NPTF.
§The funding model is rational from both a customer and ISC perspective and is measurable in terms that are meaningful to the customer.
§All operating expenses (business continuity, planning, support, security) are included in the model.
§The model is demand-based.
§The model remains simple in order to minimize overhead costs and to allow for easy budgeting and discussion.