MediaTek Joins the Open Handset Alliance Continuous Commitment to Providing Multimedia-Rich Android Solutions

TAIWAN, Hsinchu – July 12, 2010 - MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions today announces it has joined the Open Handset Alliance. Sharing the same commitment and vision for richer mobile living, the Open Handset Alliance is a partnership of more than 71 global mobile industry leaders aimed to accelerate innovation and offer consumers a richer and connected mobile experience.

“AndroidTM* is an innovative platform to enable the best user experience of today’s connected world with online multimedia, services and social networking and we are excited to support the mission of the OHA in advancing the adoption of AndroidTM in the market. As an OHA member, MediaTek strives to provide device makers and partners with multimedia-rich chipset solutions, efficient services and experienced technical teams that differentiate our AndroidTM -based solutions." says Jeffrey Ju, GM of MediaTek Wireless Communication Business Unit for Smartphone.

Building on the success in delivering feature-rich multimedia experiences on various mobile platforms, MediaTek enables cost-effective AndroidTM -based smart phones by delivering high-quality; full system solutions that further reduce the barrier to entry for broader world-wide penetration of smartphone products that serve the growing appetite for connected devices. Furthermore, working closely with customers, MediaTek is confident to drive wider adoption of smart phones in new and emerging markets.

*Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc.

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Since 1997, MediaTek has been a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. Our tightly-integrated, innovative chip designs help manufacturers optimize supply chains, reduce the development time of new products, and extend a competitive edge in crowded markets. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is also building a developer hub that will support device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. By building technologies that help connect individuals to the world around them, MediaTek is enabling people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals. We believe anyone can achieve something amazing. And we believe they can do it every single day. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit mediatek.com for more information.