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12/02/2011 - Spirent Federal Celebrates 10 Years of Achievement

Advancing Communication & GPS/GNSS Testing for the Civilian Government and Military

This month, Spirent Federal Systems commemorates its 10th anniversary as a proxy company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirent Communications, the leading provider of network, device, and services test solutions and Global Positioning System (GPS)/Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) test equipment. Spirent Federal was created to focus on government needs and customers, providing them with the tools to evaluate their communication networks and navigation systems. As a proxy company, Spirent Federal can provide secure solutions and personnel, as well as hold a General Services Administration (GSA) contract to better serve this important sector.

Ellen Hall, president of Spirent Federal, stated, "Spirent solutions are used by key civilian and defense programs that are essential to our nation's security. We have worked very hard over the past ten years to live up to that responsibility and to make sure our customers' requirements are met and exceeded—and our achievements show this."

In addition to being the provider of choice for major government programs, Spirent has received top industry awards for product innovation and performance, and consistently been first-to-market with new test capabilities. Service support expertise and infrastructure have been continuously expanded and enhanced.

Spirent Federal network, device, and services test solutions analyze every element of the network infrastructure:
  • Networks: 1/10/40/100G Ethernet, data centers, cloud computing, and cyber security testing
  • Mobility: Mobile packet core and backhaul testing, LTE, UMTS and CDMA device and air interface testing
  • Applications: Ethernet services, video and IPTV, voice, and IMS testing
Spirent Federal GPS/GNSS test equipment simulates all current and planned GNSS signals:
  • GPS: Modernized GPS (L1C, L2C, L5, M-code), Anti-interference, GPS/inertial, and CRPA (Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna) testing
  • Multi-GNSS: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS testing
  • SBAS: WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS testing

About Spirent Communications plc
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement, inspires innovation within development labs, networks and IT organizations to enable customers to deploy communications networks, services & applications, and devices that enrich life. Our extensive portfolio of solutions test data centers, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems. With solutions used by more than 1,700 customers in 30 countries, the world’s largest equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprise and governments rely daily on Spirent to help ensure their success. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Spirent Communications has 1,300 employees worldwide.

Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: SPT). The Company operates a Level 1 American Depositary Receipt ("ADR") program with each ADR representing four Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares. The ADRs trade in the US over-the-counter ("OTC") market under the symbol SPMYY and the CUSIP number is 84856M209. Spirent Communications' sales to the United States government are made through Spirent Federal Systems Inc (www.spirentfederal.com).

Spirent, Spirent Communications and the Spirent logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Spirent Communications plc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned herein are held by their respective companies. All rights reserved.

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