BARCELONA, Spain -- Keysight Technologies, Inc. and Spreadtrum Communications announce a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the research and development of mobile chipset advanced technology. The Keysight and Spreadtrum teams will work together to develop test solutions for new testing needs, including mobile chipset baseband, RF module and conformance test. This strategic collaboration brings Keysight's expertise in mobile chipset test together with integrated hardware and software solutions.
Spreadtrum is a worldwide top 10 fabless semiconductor company headquartered in China. The company's focus is on the advanced technology within the area of 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communication standards. Keysight has dedicated a technical team in Shanghai to work directly with the Spreadtrum teams on establishing the technology center, which is expected to open publicly in May 2016.
Ron Nersesian, president and CEO of Keysight Technologies and Dr. Leo Li, Chairman and CEO of Spreadtrum Communications, signed the strategic partnership (MoU) on Feb. 24 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
With its deep understanding of the semiconductor industry and premier local technical support, Keysight is respected as a reliable partner and the best choice for the design and test of a chipset-a total solution supplier. Spreadtrum chose Keysight as its strategic partner to collaborate on a chipset test technology center, focusing on leading technology development, chipset design flow process optimization, and enabling customers with turnkey solutions.