- Telecommunications testing company Spirent Communications said its adjusted operating profit in the first quarter was 'slightly ahead' of plan at $2.1m.

Revenue of $97.9m, however, was broadly in line with expectations.

'As highlighted at the full year results and as expected, trading in the first quarter was impacted by the timing of key orders,' the company said.

'We continue to expect a heavier performance weighting to the second half of the year.'

Overall, management's expectations for the year remained unchanged, the company said.

At 8:15am: [LON:SPT] Spirent Communications PLC share price was +3.6p at 121.6p

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