Crown Castle International to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference

HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) announced today that Jay Brown, Crown Castle's Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference. Mr. Brown's presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and is expected to last approximately 40 minutes. The live audio webcast link and presentation for the conference will be available on Crown Castle's website at http://www.crowncastle.com, where it will also be archived for replay.

About Crown Castle

Crown Castle owns, operates and leases towers and other infrastructure, such as small cell solutions and third party land interests beneath towers, 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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CONTACT: Jay Brown, CFO
         Fiona McKone, VP - Finance
         Crown Castle International Corp.
         713-570-3050

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