China Mobile gets ‘positive answer’ from Apple regarding iPhone for 4G TD-LTE network

“China Mobile Ltd., the world’s largest mobile-phone company by users, aims to work with Apple Inc. on an alliance that may lead to an iPhone for the company’s fourth-generation TD-LTE network, Chairman Wang Jianzhou said,” Bloomberg reports. “‘“China Mobile and Apple hope to find a solution for close collaboration’ on the TD-LTE network and compatible products, Wang said in an interview in Dalian today. ‘We discussed this issue with Apple. We hope Apple will produce a new iPhone with TD-LTE. We have already got a positive answer from Apple.'”

Bloomberg reports, “China Mobile is looking to add the iPhone to help keep its lead over China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. among subscribers who use mobile phones to surf the Web and download games or videos. Unicom is the nation’s only carrier that currently offers the Apple smartphone with a service contract.”

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[Attribution: AppleInsider. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]


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