Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. announced today that Samsung, a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies, has selected the company as a new chipset supplier. Spreadtrum’s QS520 GSM/GPRS and QS1001 EDGE transceivers have been designed into Samsung’s mobile phone models, which will be shipped internationally.

“We are very pleased that Samsung has selected Spreadtrum as a new chipset supplier,” commented 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.”