Wink Communications, Inc. Notification of Q1 Earnings Conference Call

What: Wink Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: WINK) will hold a conference

call for the investment community and analysts to discuss the

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Wink Communications, Inc.

            Company's 2001 First Quarter Earnings Report which will be
             released on April 26, 2001
 
     Who:    Wink Communications, Inc. President and CEO, Maggie Wilderotter
             and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan
             Spatz will conduct the conference call.
 
     When:   Thursday April 26th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. PDT and 5:00 p.m. EDT
 
     Where:  Interested parties may participate in the conference call by
             dialing 800-633-8414 promptly at 2:00 p.m. PDT and 5:00 p.m. EDT
             in the U.S and 212-346-6506 internationally.  Please be sure to
             state that you want to participate in the "Wink Q1 Earnings
             Conference Call."
 
             The conference call is also available as a webcast.  Interested
             parties should visit www.themeetingson.com, click on "Web
             Conferencing," scroll down to "access your webcast now" and enter
             reservation #18529941.  It is suggested that visitors log on at
             least fifteen minutes before the call.  For those unable to
             attend, a replay will be available at www.themeetingson.com
             beginning approximately one hour after the event from 04/26/01 to
             05/26/01.  There is no charge to access this event.
 
             For questions regarding the Wink Earnings Conference call, please
             contact Ray Scheppach at 510-337-6347 or email ir@wink.com.
 
     About Wink Communications, Inc.
     Wink Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of interactive television
 technology and services that dramatically improve the TV viewing experience.
 The company offers an end-to-end system for t-commerce transactions,
 interactive entertainment and information retrieval that is simple to use and
 free to the viewer. Wink's mass-market solution also collects, analyzes and
 routes viewer response information to give advertisers and broadcasters a tool
 to evaluate the success and value of their television campaign.
     Introduced in June of 1998, Wink's technology is currently available to
 more than three million satellite and cable households in North America and is
 distributed through partnership agreements with major cable and satellite
 operators, network and cable broadcasters, national advertisers and
 manufacturers of consumer electronics equipment.  For more information,
 contact Tonya Hayes (tonya.hayes@wink.com) at 510-337-6315 or visit
 www.wink.com.
 
 

SOURCE Wink Communications, Inc.
            Company's 2001 First Quarter Earnings Report which will be
             released on April 26, 2001
 
     Who:    Wink Communications, Inc. President and CEO, Maggie Wilderotter
             and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan
             Spatz will conduct the conference call.
 
     When:   Thursday April 26th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. PDT and 5:00 p.m. EDT
 
     Where:  Interested parties may participate in the conference call by
             dialing 800-633-8414 promptly at 2:00 p.m. PDT and 5:00 p.m. EDT
             in the U.S and 212-346-6506 internationally.  Please be sure to
             state that you want to participate in the "Wink Q1 Earnings
             Conference Call."
 
             The conference call is also available as a webcast.  Interested
             parties should visit www.themeetingson.com, click on "Web
             Conferencing," scroll down to "access your webcast now" and enter
             reservation #18529941.  It is suggested that visitors log on at
             least fifteen minutes before the call.  For those unable to
             attend, a replay will be available at www.themeetingson.com
             beginning approximately one hour after the event from 04/26/01 to
             05/26/01.  There is no charge to access this event.
 
             For questions regarding the Wink Earnings Conference call, please
             contact Ray Scheppach at 510-337-6347 or email ir@wink.com.
 
     About Wink Communications, Inc.
     Wink Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of interactive television
 technology and services that dramatically improve the TV viewing experience.
 The company offers an end-to-end system for t-commerce transactions,
 interactive entertainment and information retrieval that is simple to use and
 free to the viewer. Wink's mass-market solution also collects, analyzes and
 routes viewer response information to give advertisers and broadcasters a tool
 to evaluate the success and value of their television campaign.
     Introduced in June of 1998, Wink's technology is currently available to
 more than three million satellite and cable households in North America and is
 distributed through partnership agreements with major cable and satellite
 operators, network and cable broadcasters, national advertisers and
 manufacturers of consumer electronics equipment.  For more information,
 contact Tonya Hayes (tonya.hayes@wink.com) at 510-337-6315 or visit
 www.wink.com.
 
 SOURCE  Wink Communications, Inc.