China - Samsung Electronics ( http://www.sec.com ) has selected Spreadtrum Communications ( http://www.spreadtrum.com ) as a new chipset supplier. Spreadtrum`s QS520 GSM/GPRS and QS1001 EDGE transceivers have been designed into Samsung`s mobile phone models that are to be shipped internationally. The Company has commenced volume shipment of these two products to Samsung.
"We are very pleased that Samsung has selected Spreadtrum as a new chipset supplier," said Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum`s President & 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."