* STM, Ericsson j/v to supply TD-SCDMA chipset platforms
* See co-operation boosting the market
HELSINKI, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Chip maker ST-Ericsson will be the key supplier of chipset platforms for Nokia's NOK1V.HE Symbian-based devices using China's 3G technology, the two companies said on Friday.
“The partnership will accelerate the pace of TD-SCDMA development, shorten time to market, and boost the TD market,” Pascal Langlois, chief sales and marketing officer at ST-Ericsson, said in a statement.
Nokia in October launched its first TD-SCDMA phone, the 6788 model.
(Reporting by Tarmo Virki; editing by Simon Jessop)
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