SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 5, 2021
Crown Castle International Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|Delaware|| ||001-16441|| ||76-0470458|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
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8020 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024-1908
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 570-3000
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value||CCI||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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ITEM 7.01—REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On August 5, 2021, Crown Castle International Corp. ("Company") issued a press release noting that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $1.33 per share of Company common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on September 30, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2021. The August 5, 2021 press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01—FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K ("Form 8-K") and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto are furnished as part of this Form 8-K and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information or exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP.
|By:||/s/ Kenneth J. Simon|
|Name:||Kenneth J. Simon|
|Title:||Executive Vice President|
and General Counsel
Date: August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021
|Contacts: Dan Schlanger, CFO |
|Ben Lowe, SVP & Treasurer|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Crown Castle International Corp.|
Crown Castle Declares Quarterly
Common Stock Dividend
August 5, 2021 - HOUSTON, TEXAS - Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.33 per common share. The quarterly dividend will be payable on September 30, 2021 to common stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2021. Future dividends are subject to the approval of Crown Castle’s Board of Directors.
ABOUT CROWN CASTLE
Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit www.crowncastle.com.