SOURCE: Spirent Communications PLC

August 01, 2006 12:25 ET

Spirent Communications PLC announces - Transaction in Own Shares

Crawley, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2006 --

Spirent Communications plc announces that on 1 August 2006 it purchased from JPMorgan Cazenove Limited 1,000,000 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares at an average price of 33.925 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, Spirent Communications plc holds 38,140,000 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in treasury, and has 932,836,070 Spirent Communications plc ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

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