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Northwood Park

Gatwick Road

Crawley, RH10 9XN

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 12 9376 7676

Fax: 44 12 9376 7677

Spirent Communications plc operates as a communications technology company. The company provides testing and service assurance solutions that enable the development and deployment of next-generation networking technologies such as Ethernet, Triple Play, wireless, satellite positioning, Web applications and security. Segments The company operates in two business areas: Communications and Systems. The Communications business comprises two divisions: Performance Analysis, providing test solutions for wireline and wireless technologies, and Service Assurance, providing network monitoring solutions for telecom service providers. Performance Analysis division of the Communications group develops testing solutions for a range of communications technologies critical to the development of next-generation network equipment and devices. Service Assurance division of the Communications group provides network monitoring and management systems for service providers to assure the quality of their high bandwidth data services. Sales include hardware and software products, as well as maintenance and support services. Spirent Communications provides tools and systems to communicate. The company develops new test solutions for the engineers working within the Communications industry to evaluate the performance of the technologies to be deployed across the worldwide telecommunications infrastructure. It also provides tools for service technicians and field test engineers. Spirent’s Performance Analysis division allows equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprise and governments to holistically test and benchmark the performance of voice, video and data systems and services in an effort to accelerate the development and deployment of related applications. The company provides the ability to conduct functional, conformance, interoperability, scalability and quality of experience testing under real-world conditions inside and outside the lab. Spirent delivers wireline and wireless solutions, which address carrier Ethernet, data center, IMS, IPTV, location based, Long Term Evolution (LTE), satellite, Triple Play, WiMax, 3G wireless and other emerging technologies. Spirent’s service assurance solutions allow service providers to diagnose, troubleshoot and determine how to resolve issues with networks and systems within the live network, as well as address the transition to nextgeneration service offerings. Systems group consist of PG Drives Technology, which develops power control systems for electrical vehicles in the mobility and industrial markets. It operates as a supplier of electronic control systems for electrically powered vehicles in the mobility and industrial markets. These include medical vehicles such as powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters, as well as industrial vehicles such as floor cleaning vehicles, golf carts, fork-lift trucks and aerial access platforms. History Spirent Communications plc was founded in 1936.


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