SOURCE: Spirent Communications PLC

August 25, 2006 12:03 ET

Spirent Communications PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

Crawley, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 25, 2006 --


Spirent Communications plc announces that on 25 August 2006 it purchased from
JPMorgan Cazenove Limited 1,000,000 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares
at an average price of 46.6614 pence per share. The purchased shares will be
held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, Spirent Communications
plc holds 47,990,000 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in treasury, and
has 923,943,953 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in issue (excluding
treasury shares).



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