Crown Castle Declares Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend

HOUSTON, Sept. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 4.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") will be paid on November 3, 2014 to holders of record on October 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid in cash at a rate of $1.125 per share of Preferred Stock.

ABOUT CROWN CASTLE

Crown Castle provides wireless carriers with the infrastructure they need to keep people connected and businesses running. With approximately 40,000 towers and 13,000 small cell nodes supported by approximately 6,000 miles of fiber, Crown Castle is the nation's largest provider of shared wireless infrastructure with a significant presence in the top 100 US markets. In addition, Crown Castle operates approximately 1,800 towers in Australia. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit www.crowncastle.com.

CONTACT: Jay Brown, CFO
         Son Nguyen, VP - Corporate Finance
         Crown Castle International Corp.
         713-570-3050

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