Chinese wireless chipmaker Spreadtrum (SPRD) is acquiring Telegent, a maker of broadcast TV...

|About: Spreadtrum Communications, ... (SPRD)|By:, SA News Editor

Chinese wireless chipmaker Spreadtrum (SPRD) is acquiring Telegent, a maker of broadcast TV receiver chips for mobile phones. While mobile TV never took off in the U.S., it has gained a following in Japan and South Korea, and might also gain traction in China since it doesn't generate potentially expensive 3G data charges.