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Cogent Communications CEO to Present at Lehman Brothers Third Annual Small Cap Conference on November 15th

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2006 - Cogent Communications Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCOI), the largest Ethernet Internet service provider in the United States, today announced that Dave Schaeffer, chief executive officer, will present at Lehman Brothers Third Annual Small Cap Conference being held at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, Dana Point, CA. Mr. Schaeffer's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. PST.

Investors and other interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the presentation by going to Cogent's Investor Relations section of our website (http://www.cogentco.com/htdocs/events.php) to access the link to the live audio webcast. A replay of the webcast will be available on Cogent's IR website for 30 days following the presentation.

About Cogent Communications

Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP ranked by Ovum-RHK as the largest provider of Ethernet services in the United States. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and point-to-point transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone spans 14 countries and provides IP services in approximately 90 markets located in North America and Europe.

Since Cogent's inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in existence. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Network ownership also enables Cogent to offer superior customer support through end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring.

Cogent Communications is headquartered at 1015 31st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007. For more information, visit www.cogentco.com. Cogent Communications can be reached in the United States at (202) 295-4200 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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