Rumor mill: China Mobile to sell TD-LTE Windows Phone devices

China Mobile will reportedly sell TD-LTE devices based on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform next year, according to Mobile Business Briefing. The rumor, first reported by Marbridge Daily, has China Mobile ordering smartphones from Nokia and Huawei that will use a custom version of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 operating system. China Mobile is rolling out TD-LTE test networks across China and has described the dearth of compatible devices as a bottleneck to development. However, the operator disclosed earlier this month that it will introduce 10 TD-LTE smartphone models during the first half of 2013 and intends to have more than 100 models available by 2014. Read more in this Mobile Business Briefing article.