‘We are very pleased that Samsung has selected Spreadtrum as a new chipset supplier,’ stated Leo Li, Spreadtrum’s president and chief executive officer. ‘We have developed competitive GSM/GPRS and EDGE transceivers, and it feels great to have a world-class customer confirm this. We will work with Samsung to achieve a smooth ramp-up of these products and cooperate with Samsung in future products.’

These transceivers feature integrated quad-band GSM/GPRS and EDGE radio frequency transceivers and temperature sensors.

Spreadtrum is a China-based fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets baseband processor solutions.