Ad seeks an engineer to work in China who has extensive knowledge of TD-SCDMA, the communications protocol used exclusively by China Mobile.
ZTE unveils the U990, the world's first HSDPA TD-SCDMA mobile handset.
Goal is to promote development of Symbian-based software for the Chinese carrier's app store and promote uptake of TD-SCDMA, the 3G standard developed in China as a WCDMA alternative.
TD-SCDMA has faced its fair share of problems on the road to deployment, but the standard will likely be given more than a fight chance to take off.
Following news about Japan's release date for the iPhone 5S, a new rumor from China tries to peg that country's date for the iPhone 5S and 5C.
This, however, has not been reflected on Apple's China Web site, which shows only the HSDPA models.
Brian Krzanich says the company will do things it's never done before -- like getting chips from outside the company and putting more emphasis on 3G and LTE processors.
The companies are trying to figure out what it'll take to get the iPhone in front of China Mobile's 740 million customers.
New partners are expected to unveil the handset on the world's largest wireless carrier around December 18, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.
The Chinese hold Apple's products in high regard, but the iPhone is too costly and isn't hooked into China Mobile's network, analysis firm IHS says.