TAKE A LOOK-Mobile World Congress opens with latest phones, 5G action

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Big network suppliers made the case that next-generation 5G wireless may arrive sooner than previously forecast, while the uneven pace of deal-making among Europe operators to gain scale dominated the annual gathering of telecom operators and technology at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. SMARTPHONES

> Sony pins hopes on 4K video to revive smartphone

> Few phone makers will survive industry shakeout

> Samsung's Galaxy S9 focuses on social media fans

> Nokia phones look to the future, and to the past


> Huawei in early 5G trials with 30 telcos

> Nokia CEO sees big 5G rollouts a year early

> Cisco says network gear needed for 5G is here

> China's Huawei set to lead global 5G charge

> Ericsson signs China Mobile for industrial internet trials


> Vodafone chief fires back at D.Telekom spat over Liberty talks

> Telia eyes M&A as it focuses on core Nordic

> Mobile industry promises smarter everything

> Telefonica launches 'Aura' voice assistant

> Major firms learning to adapt to disruptors (Editing by Eric Auchard, David Evans and Jane Merriman)