Spirent Communications plc provides test, assurance, and analytics solutions for devices and networks in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates through Networks & Security and Lifecycle Service Assurance segments. The Networks & Security segment provides high-speed Ethernet/IP performance testing for the development and validation of new equipment, networks, and applications for cloud and mobile; consulting services, test tools, methodologies, and security validation solutions; global navigation satellite system (GNSS) simulation products; and positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions, as well as develops test methodologies, tools, and services for virtualized networks and cloud. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment offers lab-based testing of mobile core networks and cellular and Wi-Fi devices; solutions that reduce the time and cost to turn-up new services, as well as to diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with production networks and services; and automated test solutions and services for mobile devices and supported voice, video, and location services in the lab or on operational networks. It also offers automated wireless test solutions and methodologies to the wireless industry and communication service providers, as well as chipset, device, network infrastructure, and Wi-Fi equipment vendors. The company was formerly known as Spirent plc and changed its name to Spirent Communications plc in May 2006. Spirent Communications plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.