“Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has expressed interest in developing an iPhone based on China Mobile’s fourth-generation telecoms standard, the chairman of the Chinese telecoms operator said on Friday,” Kelvin Soh and Huang Yuntao report for Reuters. “‘Jobs has said he’s very interested in developing an iPhone that will run on TD,’ China Mobile Chairman Wang Jianzhou said on the sidelines of the Chinese Communist Party’s consultative meeting.”
Soh and Yuntao report, “The company has been talking to Apple for years to develop an iPhone that runs on its homegrown 3G TD-SCDMA standard, but rival China Unicom remains the only operator to sell the phone as it runs on the global data standard.”
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