Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  08/10/2007
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(d) On August 9, 2007, the Board of Directors ("Board") of Crown Castle International Corp. ("Company") increased the number of directors on the Board to 11 and appointed Cindy Christy to the Board as a Class II director. Ms. Christy has been appointed to the Strategy Committee of the Board. Ms. Christy is the President of the North America Region of Alcatel-Lucent. Previously, Ms. Christy served in various positions with Lucent Technologies Inc., including President of the Network Solutions Group, President of the Mobility Solutions Group and Chief Operating Officer of the Mobility Solutions Group.


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.
Date: August 10, 2007
/s/    E. Blake Hawk

E. Blake Hawk
Executive Vice President