American Tower Corporation Announces Tax Reporting Information for 2012 Distributions

  American Tower Corporation Announces Tax Reporting Information for 2012
  Distributions

Business Wire

BOSTON -- January 18, 2013

American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT)  today announced year-end tax reporting
information for its 2012 distributions. Stockholders are urged to consult with
their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of American
Tower’s distributions.

American Tower Corporation Common Stock
CUSIP 03027X100
Ticker Symbol: AMT

Record         Payment        Total               Taxable         AMTI
Date         Date         Distribution      Ordinary      Preference
                              per Share           Dividends
04-11-12     04-25-12     $0.210000         $0.210000     $0.012594
07-02-12       07-18-12       $0.220000           $0.220000       $0.013193
10-01-12       10-15-12       $0.230000           $0.230000       $0.013793
12-17-12     12-31-12     $0.240000         $0.240000     $0.014393

Note: for the year ended December 31, 2012, there were no Qualified Dividends,
Total Capital Gain Distributions, Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain, or Nondividend
Distributions.

This information represents final income allocations.

About American Tower

American Tower is a leading independent global owner, operator and developer
of wireless communications sites. American Tower currently owns and operates
over 53,000 communications sites in the United States, Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Germany, Ghana, India, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Uganda. For
more information about American Tower, please visit www.americantower.com.

Cautionary Language Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements about future events and expectations,
or “forward-looking statements,” all of which are inherently uncertain. The
Company has based those forward-looking statements on management’s current
expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. These
forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among
the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those indicated in such forward-looking statements include market
conditions for corporate debt generally, for the securities of
telecommunications companies and for the Company’s indebtedness in particular.
For other important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially
from those indicated in our forward-looking statements, we refer you to the
information contained in the prospectus supplement for this offering and
Item1A of the Form 10-Q for the nine months ended September30, 2012 under
the caption “Risk Factors” and in other filings the Company makes with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to
update the information contained in this press release to reflect subsequently
occurring events or circumstances.

Contact:

American Tower Corporation
Leah Stearns, 617-375-7500
Vice President, Investor Relations & Capital Markets
 
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