Artificial Intelligence (AI) based apps give telecom operators the much needed edge to manage their big data, network infrastructure and helpdesk support. With shift towards 5G network usage and IoT-based applications, telecom operators will require intensive understanding and monitoring of their assets and the market they operate in. Resource allocations will be more granulated and making sense of ARPU further complicated. Profits shall depend on clarity of understanding and flexibility of allocating resources. AI based apps can effectively address these challenge areas. Technology investors should seek opportunities with companies that are delivering AI solutions to telecoms, financial, and governance institutions. We believe that's where the next value growth area lies.