Recommendation ITU-T Y.2301 specifies the requirements and capabilities of network intelligence capability enhancement (NICE), an enhancement for NGNs supporting some intelligence capabilities for the provisioning of services according to the requirements of users and application providers.

NICE capabilities aim to support the following features: 1) awareness features: user, application and network awareness with content and context analysis; 2) on-demand provision features: user self‑assignment of service subscription and network resources, and user on-demand service of quality assurance; 3) optimization features: traffic management based on intelligent traffic scheduling; 4openness features: invocation of the above features by third-party application providers; 5cooperation features: network coordination between policy control capabilities of different access networks.