Crown Castle International Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Crown Castle International Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and
Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp.
(NYSE:CCI) today announced plans to release its fourth quarter 2012 results on
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, after the market closes. In conjunction with the
release, Crown Castle has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, January
24, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. eastern time. The conference call may be accessed by
dialing 480-629-9645 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 Thursday, January 24, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. eastern time on
Thursday, January 31, 2013, and may be accessed by dialing 303-590-3030 using
access code 4589198.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
approximately 30,000 and 1,700 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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