Cognigen Networks Inc. Hits Major Performance Tracking Target Two Months Ahead Of Schedule

100,000 Agents on April 18, 2001



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Cognigen Networks Inc.

    SEATTLE, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Darrell H. Hughes, Chairman and CEO of
 Cognigen Networks Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   CGNT), announced that at
 11:17 a.m. (PDT) on April 18, 2001, the company enrolled its 100,000th
 registered agent.  Once again Cognigen exceeded its own expectations by
 realizing this major performance target of its growth initiatives well over
 two months ahead of the earlier predicted date of June 30, 2001, announced
 last year.
     On December 13, 2000, upon having reached 75,000 registered agents,
 Mr. Hughes then said, "We are very pleased with the successful strategies we
 have implemented to generate this impressive expansion of our agent base.
 Since we consider the number of agents a key driver of growth in our Internet
 marketing business, we have developed programs to attract and train new
 members and to support the entire agent network.  We are well on our way to
 achieving the goal of 100,000 agents by the end of our fiscal year on
 June 30, 2001."
     Mr. Hughes now continued, "Having now reached the 100,000-agent mark
 seventy three days ahead of schedule, we are today even more convinced of, and
 committed to the value of our work in support of our agent community."
     According to Troy Carl, Vice President of Marketing and chief architect of
 the company's agent program, "Cognigen continues to be an innovator of network
 marketing strategies.  Through advanced integration and back office support
 systems, our agents are building a business that will continue to increase for
 years to come.  We will be announcing an increased compensation plan and new
 services which will fuel even more growth within our network."
     Seattle-based Cognigen Networks, Inc. is a worldwide applications service
 provider and major Internet marketer of telecommunication and other products
 and services.  Cognigen offers a wide range of services via its Web site,
 http://www.cognigen.com .  Additionally, Cognigen and its vendors have sold
 products to approximately 460,000 customer accounts worldwide through a
 network of approximately 100,000 independent agents, each with a customized
 Web site.
     The information herein contains forward-looking statements, including,
 without limitation, statements relating to Cognigen Networks, Inc. and its
 wholly owned subsidiary, Cognigen Switching Technologies, Inc.  Although the
 company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking
 statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations
 will prove to be correct.  The forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties that affect the company's business, financial condition and
 results of operations, including without limitation, our possible inability to
 obtain additional financing, lack of agent growth, the possible loss of
 key personnel, rate changes, fee policy or application changes,
 technological changes and increased competition.  Many of these risks are
 beyond the company's control.  The company is not entitled to rely on the safe
 harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or
 Section 2lE of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, when making
 forward-looking statements.
 
 

SOURCE Cognigen Networks Inc.
    SEATTLE, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Darrell H. Hughes, Chairman and CEO of
 Cognigen Networks Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   CGNT), announced that at
 11:17 a.m. (PDT) on April 18, 2001, the company enrolled its 100,000th
 registered agent.  Once again Cognigen exceeded its own expectations by
 realizing this major performance target of its growth initiatives well over
 two months ahead of the earlier predicted date of June 30, 2001, announced
 last year.
     On December 13, 2000, upon having reached 75,000 registered agents,
 Mr. Hughes then said, "We are very pleased with the successful strategies we
 have implemented to generate this impressive expansion of our agent base.
 Since we consider the number of agents a key driver of growth in our Internet
 marketing business, we have developed programs to attract and train new
 members and to support the entire agent network.  We are well on our way to
 achieving the goal of 100,000 agents by the end of our fiscal year on
 June 30, 2001."
     Mr. Hughes now continued, "Having now reached the 100,000-agent mark
 seventy three days ahead of schedule, we are today even more convinced of, and
 committed to the value of our work in support of our agent community."
     According to Troy Carl, Vice President of Marketing and chief architect of
 the company's agent program, "Cognigen continues to be an innovator of network
 marketing strategies.  Through advanced integration and back office support
 systems, our agents are building a business that will continue to increase for
 years to come.  We will be announcing an increased compensation plan and new
 services which will fuel even more growth within our network."
     Seattle-based Cognigen Networks, Inc. is a worldwide applications service
 provider and major Internet marketer of telecommunication and other products
 and services.  Cognigen offers a wide range of services via its Web site,
 http://www.cognigen.com .  Additionally, Cognigen and its vendors have sold
 products to approximately 460,000 customer accounts worldwide through a
 network of approximately 100,000 independent agents, each with a customized
 Web site.
     The information herein contains forward-looking statements, including,
 without limitation, statements relating to Cognigen Networks, Inc. and its
 wholly owned subsidiary, Cognigen Switching Technologies, Inc.  Although the
 company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking
 statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations
 will prove to be correct.  The forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties that affect the company's business, financial condition and
 results of operations, including without limitation, our possible inability to
 obtain additional financing, lack of agent growth, the possible loss of
 key personnel, rate changes, fee policy or application changes,
 technological changes and increased competition.  Many of these risks are
 beyond the company's control.  The company is not entitled to rely on the safe
 harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or
 Section 2lE of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, when making
 forward-looking statements.
 
 SOURCE  Cognigen Networks Inc.