Motorola, Inc. has reaffirmed its strategic relationship with Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. by selecting the Austin-based company as a preferred supplier of 2 G and 3 G chipset platforms through 2009. "Freescale is an important supplier of chipset solutions for several handset designs that we’ll announce in the future," said Ron Garriques, president of Motorola’s Mobile Devices business. "As a preferred supplier, we expect Freescale to help drive 2 G and 3 G innovations that will transform the mobile communications experience for wireless operators and consumers." Freescale plans to deliver baseband, power management, RF transceivers and power amplifier technologies for incorporation across multiple Motorola handset designs. Additionally, Motorola expects Freescale to deliver several advanced chipset solutions for next-generation EDGE, 3G and multimedia handsets.