Cogent Communications to Host Fiscal Year 2005 Earnings Call on March 7, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 16, 2006 - Cogent Communications Group, Inc. (AMEX-COI) will host a conference call with financial analysts at 8:30 a.m. (EST) on March 7, 2006 to discuss Cogent's operating results for fiscal year 2005. Cogent will issue a press release announcing the operating results after the stock market closes on March 6, 2006.

Investors and other interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the earnings call under "Events" at the Investor Relations section of Cogent's website at A replay of the webcast will be available on the website following the earnings call.

About Cogent Communications

Cogent Communications (AMEX: COI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP recently 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 12 countries and provides IP services in over 85 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 Cogent Communications can be reached in the United States at (202) 295-4200 or via email at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

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