Crown Castle Announces Agreement to Acquire Lightower

Enhances Crown Castle's position as largest provider of shared wireless infrastructure in the U.S. with approximately 40,000 towers, 50,000 small cell nodes on air or under development and 60,000 route miles of fiber in the U.S. pro forma for the acquisition Significantly increases opportunities for small cell network deployments in top metro markets in the Northeast including Boston, New York and Philadelphia Expected to be immediately accretive to AFFO per share and long-term growth rates, allowing for an expected increase of $0.15 to $0.20 per share in the annual common stock dividend rate after closing HOUSTON, July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International ...

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