Spreadtrum Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones, and other consumer electronics products in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. The company offers a portfolio of integrated baseband processor solutions that support various wireless communications standards, including global system for mobile communication (GSM), general packet radio service (GPRS), enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (EDGE), time division synchronous code division multiple access (TD-SCDMA), high speed packet access (HSPA), and long term evolution (LTE), and various multimedia capabilities. Its integrated baseband processor solutions include 2G, 2.5G, 2.75G, 3G, and 4G baseband semiconductors, which are chipsets with customizable software and reference designs. The company also provides single-chip CMOS multi-mode radio frequency (RF) transceivers that support various standards comprising GSM/GPRS, EDGE, wideband code division multiple access (WCDMA), TD-SCDMA, and high speed uplink/downlink packet access. In addition, it designs, develops, and markets WCDMA/HSPA+ modem chipsets; and modem products for development of smartphone products. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distributors to brand manufacturers, independent design houses, and original design manufacturers. Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.