One of the Bamboo Curtain country of origin operators, namely China Mobile has confirmed to the press operator through one of the managers who claim the next generation iPhone or iPhone 5 will support 4G networks.
Site Mobilebusinessbriefing.com reported China Mobile expects the iPhone 5 will support LTE technology that can operate on both versions of the spectrum, such as supports time division duplexing (TDD) and also supports frequency division duplexing (FDD).
LTE itself is a technology that supports the carrier bandwidth, from 20 MHz down to 1.4 MHz. The main advantages with LTE is throughtput high, low latency, plug and play, FDD and TDD on the same platform, all of which affect the low operating costs.
"iPhone 5 will certainly be a potentially terminal supporting LTE TDD and FDD," said Bill Huang, General Manager of China Mobile Research Institute, as quoted by Softpedia Friday (28/10/2011).
In addition, some industry experts in Taiwan also agreed and said that Nokia, Apple, RIM and Sony Ericsson are expected to simultaneously use the LTE in the next year.
Site Mobile World Live also reiterated China Mobile has sought Salama several months to get the signing of an agreement with the Cupertino electronics giant this.
In an interview with Reuters, the head of China Mobile, Wang Jianzhou revealed Apple had promised to the operator to make the iPhone with LTE network.
It seems that iPhone lovers still have to wait for official announcement from Apple about this. Because so far Apple has not issued an official statement about the iPhone development 5, which will use the network LTE.