Spreadtrum unveils TD-dual-SIM dual-standby solution for TD-SCDMA


Spreadtrum Communications, a fabless semiconductor
provider in China with in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards,
announced the launch of dual-SIM dual-standby technology for TD-SCDMA mobile


Spreadtrum’s TD-SCDMA dual-SIM technology allows
consumers to receive calls and texts, or browse data, on either number while
the phone is turned on.


Dual-SIM TD-SCDMA provides flexibility in the choice of
voice or data plan, allowing customers to retain or use different China Mobile
subscriptions for different purposes.  Dual-SIM provides the added
convenience of allowing for two “local” numbers, enabling users to
place local-rated calls while traveling between provinces, without carrying two


Spreadtrum’s dual-SIM dual-standby feature is the latest
in its series of innovations for the China TD-SCDMA market, following the
introduction of its SC8800G series of basebands on an advanced 40nm platform
whose low power consumption delivers breakthrough standby and talk time
performance relative to other solutions available in the market.  


“Dual-SIM enabled by a single baseband is a
technology innovation that Spreadtrum was the first to develop for the 2.5G
market,” said Leo Li, president and chief executive officer, Spreadtrum.


“Now, by bringing dual-SIM to TD-SCDMA, we are
simplifying the 3G handset purchase decision by allowing consumers to take on
new subscriptions while retaining their existing plans.  We believe this
attractive feature will contribute to further growth in TD-SCDMA handset
shipment volumes,” Li added.


Spreadtrum recently announced that it has achieved a
leadership position
in China’s TD-SCDMA market.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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