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02/07/2012 - PCTEST Enhances LTE Testing Capabilities with Additional Spirent Equipment

Expanding Automated Mobile Device testing Capabilities

Sunnyvale, California — (February 7, 2012) — Spirent Communications, a leader in testing wireless networks, services and devices, today announced that PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, Inc. has expanded its automated mobile device testing capabilities with the addition of several Spirent hardware and software solutions. With these new capabilities, PCTEST can now perform an even wider range of CDMA and LTE mobile device testing including multimode testing. These new competences include data throughput, data retry, Simultaneous Voice and LTE (SVLTE), InterRAT (iRAT) testing, enhanced Location Based Service (LBS) testing, Simultaneous Voice and Data (SVD) and more.

"Spirent systems have been a big part of our growth and leadership in providing device testing services over the years," said PCTEST president Randy Ortanez. "These new expanded LTE testing capabilities offer our customers even more complete testing, all under one roof."

"We're proud to know that PCTEST continues to seek out and deploy Spirent solutions for their most critical testing applications," said Spirent vice-president Hesham ElHamahmy. "The collaboration between our companies over the years has been a big part of our mutual success."

For more information on testing LTE devices visit www.spirent.com/Devices-and-Equipment/LTE_devices

About PCTEST Engineering Laboratory (Columbia, Maryland USA) PCTEST Lab is a leading independent test laboratory offering one-stop conformance, performance, and regulatory testing of wireless devices in accordance with industry and 3GPP/3GPP2 technical requirements, including RF, Protocol, RRM, and carrier-specific test plans. PCTEST Lab is an approved LTE/CDMA Safe-For-Network (SFN) Lab, an Open Development Lab, an OTA Antenna Performance Lab, as well as an A-GPS test facility for major U.S. carriers including PTCRB Accreditation. For more information regarding PCTEST Lab’s test services, visit www.pctestlab.com

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.

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