Crown Castle International Declares Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend Rate

| Source: Crown Castle International Corp.

HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 4.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") will be paid on February 3, 2014 to holders of record on January 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid in cash at a rate of $1.1625 per share of Preferred Stock.

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Crown Castle owns, operates and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. Crown Castle offers significant wireless communications coverage to all of the top 100 US markets and to substantially all of the Australian population. Crown Castle owns, operates and manages approximately 40,000 and 1,700 wireless communication sites in the US and Australia, respectively.  For more information on Crown Castle, please visit

Jay Brown, CFO
Fiona McKone, VP - Finance
Crown Castle International Corp.