Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. ("Spreadtrum") is a fabless semiconductor company that develops mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones and other consumer electronics products, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards. Spreadtrum’s solutions combine its highly integrated, power-efficient chipsets with customizable software and reference designs in a complete turnkey platform, enabling customers to achieve faster design cycles with a lower development cost. Spreadtrum's customers include global and China-based manufacturers developing mobile products for consumers in China and emerging markets around the world.
Founded in April 2001, Spreadtrum is headquartered in Shanghai, China with R&D centers in Shanghai, Beijing Tianjin, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xiamen, San Diego, San Jose, Finland and India, technical support center in Shenzhen, and international field support offices in Korea, Taiwan and Mexico. Spreadtrum’s products support a broad range of wireless communications standards, including GSM, GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, W-CDMA, HSPA+ and TD-LTE.
Spreadtrum's key strength is its passion for technical innovation, with notable industry firsts in multi-SIM, 40nm baseband, single-chip multimode RF transceivers, and low-power TD-SCDMA smartphone technologies. Spreadtrum combines its expertise in wireless broadband, signal processing and IC design technology and software development to offer terminal manufacturers a comprehensive portfolio of highly integrated baseband processor and RF solutions, protocol software and software application platforms for wireless devices.