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Ericsson selected by Compal Communications Inc. as supplier for 3G platforms


Monday, February 13 2006, Compal Communications Inc. (CCI), one of the fastest growing original design manufacturers, has signed a license agreement with Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERICY) for the U250 WCDMA/GPRS (3G) platform from Ericsson Mobile Platforms.

Compal Communications selected Ericsson Mobile Platforms due to Ericsson’s vast experience and leadership in 3G.

Sandeep Chennakeshu, head of Ericsson Mobile Platforms, says: “We are very pleased that Compal Communications, one of the top original design manufacturers in the world, has chosen our 3G platform. The choice of the U250 platform allows Compal Communications to offer innovative 3G products with high quality to their customers.”

Ericsson Mobile Platforms’ 3G-platform U250 is a highly integrated WCDMA/GPRS platform with advanced multimedia capabilities required for the growing 3G market. The U250 platform includes the functionality to equip mobile phones with multi-megapixel cameras, IMS protocols and clients, advanced audio and video capabilities, 3D graphics, and support for a wide variety of mass storage memories. The U250 platform enables compact size products with low power consumption and a rich feature set.

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.

About Ericsson Mobile Platforms
Ericsson Mobile Platforms offers complete, end-to-end interoperability tested platforms across 2.5 and 3G. A common software platform for GPRS, EDGE and WCDMA/GPRS terminals enables application portability, stability, security and state of the art power consumption and size. Technology is based on our global standardization leadership and the world’s strongest Intellectual Property Rights for 2.5 and 3G systems. Ericsson Mobile Platforms’ delivery includes reference design, platform software, ASIC’s and development boards, development and test tools, industrialization software, support, training and documentation Ericsson Mobile Platforms is a Business Unit within the Ericsson Group.

About Compal Communications Inc.
Compal Communications Inc. was founded on February 12, 1999. Compal Communications Inc (CCI) is the leading ODM company providing GSM/GPRS/WCDMA/CDMA handsets and smartphones with excellent development technology, including AGPS, WLAN and 3G. CCI bring excellent manufacturing to mobile phone manufacturers all over the world. CCI not only provides convenient communication within the telecommunication industry, but are also providing rich and smart life environment for everyone. Read more at


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