HOUSTON, July 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 6.25% Convertible Preferred Stock will be paid on August 17, 2009 to holders of record on August 1, 2009. The dividend will be paid in cash at a rate of $0.78125 per share of Preferred Stock.
Crown Castle owns, operates, and leases towers and other communication structures for wireless communications. Crown Castle offers significant wireless communications coverage to 91 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 http://www.crowncastle.com.
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CONTACT: Crown Castle International Corp.Jay Brown, CFO
Fiona McKone, VP - Finance