Spreadtrum Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call

            Spreadtrum Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call

Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 8pm (US Eastern Standard Time) / Friday,
November 9, 2012 at 9am (Hong Kong)

PR Newswire

SHANGHAI, Oct. 18, 2012

SHANGHAI, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SPRD; "Spreadtrum" or the "Company"), a leading fabless semiconductor
provider in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G and 4G wireless
communications standards, today announced that it will release unaudited
financial results for the third quarter 2012 after the US market close on
Thursday, November 8, 2012. The earning's release and accompanying financial
results presentation will be available on the investor relations section of
the Company's website at http://ir.spreadtrum.com.

Following the earnings announcement, the Company's senior management will host
a conference call at 8:00 pm (Eastern) / 5:00 pm (Pacific) on Thursday,
November 8, 2012, which is 9:00 am (Hong Kong) on Friday, November 9, 2012, to
discuss the financial results and recent business activities. The conference
call may be accessed by dialing:

United States/International +1 718 354 1231
Singapore                   + 65 672 39381
Hong Kong                   +852 2475 0994
United Kingdom              +44 20 3059 8139
Participant Passcode        "SPRD" or "Spreadtrum"

A telephone replay will be available shortly after the call until November 16,
2012 at (US Toll / International) +1 718 354 1232, passcode: 49032301.

A live webcast of the conference call and replay will be available in the
investor relations section of the Company's website.

About Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD; "Spreadtrum") 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, visit www.spreadtrum.com.

SOURCE Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.

Website: http://www.spreadtrum.com
Website: http://ir.spreadtrum.com
Contact: IR, +1-650-308-8148, IR@spreadtrum.com
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