SOURCE: Spirent Communications PLC

October 10, 2006 13:15 ET

Spirent Communications PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

Crawley, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 10, 2006 --

Spirent Communications Plc
Transaction in Own Shares

Spirent Communications PLC announces that it has today purchased through Citigroup Global Markets U.K. Equity Limited 100,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 57.6562 pence per share. The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 57.75 pence and 57.0 pence respectively.

Following the above purchase, Spirent Communications plc holds 68,490,000 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in treasury, and has 904,151,335 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

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