Crown Castle International Declares Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend Rate

HOUSTON, Apr 13, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 6.25% Convertible Preferred Stock will be paid on May 16, 2011 to holders of record on May 1, 2011. The dividend will be paid in cash at a rate of $0.78125 per share of Preferred Stock.

About Crown Castle

Crown Castle owns, operates, and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. Crown Castle offers significant wireless communications coverage to 92 of the top 100 U.S. markets and to substantially all of the Australian population. Crown Castle owns, operates, and manages over 22,000 and approximately 1,600 wireless communication sites in the U.S. and Australia, respectively. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit www.crowncastle.com.

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SOURCE: Crown Castle International Corp.

CONTACT: Jay Brown, CFO
Fiona McKone, VP - Finance
Crown Castle International Corp.
713-570-3050