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TAKE A LOOK-Telco operators eye reinvention at Mobile World Congress

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Telecom operators attempts to reinvent themselves as rivals to internet players takes center stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday, but the show will be overshadowed by the emerging bidding war between U.S. cable operator Comcast and Rupert Murdoch's Fox over Sky.

TELECOM OPERATORS

> Comcast challenges Murdoch with $31 billion bid

> Plenty of smoke, little fire in Euro telco M&A

> Vodafone CEO fires back at Telekom over Liberty

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

> Britain will keep data flowing post-Brexit

> Mobile industry promises smarter everything

> Vodafone's mobile data to be deployed to fight

> Telefonica launches 'Aura' voice assistant

> Major firms learning to adapt to disruptors

NETWORKS

> 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

> STMicro embeds software of French start-up

> Ericsson signs China Mobile for IoT trials

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 (Editing by Eric Auchard, David Evans and Jane Merriman)