Crown Castle International Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, Oct 7, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --

Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) today announced plans to release its third quarter 2011 results on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Crown Castle has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. eastern time. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 480-629-9835 and asking for the Crown Castle call at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. The conference call may also be accessed live over the Internet at http://investor.crowncastle.com. Any supplemental materials for the call will be posted on the Crown Castle website at http://investor.crowncastle.com.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available from 12:30 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, through 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, and may be accessed by dialing 303-590-3030 using access code 4478158. An audio archive will also be available on the company's website at http://investor.crowncastle.com shortly after the call and will be accessible for approximately 90 days.

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 US 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 US 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