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Spreadtrum Communications Wins "Chindia Award"

Nov 17, 2016

JAIPUR, India –November. 17, 2016–Spreadtrum Communications (“Spreadtrum”) has won the prestigious Chindia Award at the recently concluded 5th edition of China-India forum that took place in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state in India. The forum awards outstanding firms and institutions that make a contribution to stimulating investment and other forms of cooperation between China and India. The Chindia Awardis a key component of the China-India forum and aims at increasing communication and collaboration between governments, industries and individual firms in China and India to allow them to integrate on many levels and in ways that benefit both.

Dr. Leo Li, Chairman and CEO of Spreadtrum, said: "We feel deeply honored to be awarded the 'Chindia Award' .  India has always been a significant and strategic market for us. The smart terminal products that have deployed the Spreadtrum chip platform have gained popularity and recognition from Indian consumers over a period of time for our superior cost versus performance ratio. At Spreadtrum, we are focused on providing supreme quality products and services to our Indian partners and are facilitating the development of the mobile communication industry in India."

Spreadtrum entered the Indian market in 2009, relatively early in the timeline in terms of the recent renewed effort between the two countries to actively redevelop trade links, and established an R&D center in Noida. Spreadtrum's business partners cover local mobile network operators and terminal manufacturers. Leading Indian internet access and telecommunications company, Reliance Communications, and many of the local influential mobile phone brands, including Micromax, Intex, Lava, LYF, XOLO and In Focus, broadly adopt Spreadtrum's 3G and 4G platforms. Nearly 50% of smartphones ship to Indian market adopted Spreadtrum platform, which led Spreadtrum to become the No.1 mobile phone chip provider in India.

About Spreadtrum Communications
As an affiliate of Tsinghua Unigroup, Ltd, Spreadtrum Communications 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. For more information, please visit www.spreadtrum.com.

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