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Crown Castle International Corp.

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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 29, 2015.



Meeting Information            


   CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP.              Meeting Type:     Annual Meeting    
          For holders as of:     March 30, 2015    


Date:  May 29, 2015



      Time: 9:00 a.m., CDT



Location:   Crown Castle Corporate Office






  HOUSTON, TX 77057



  1220 Augusta Drive

  Suite 600

  Houston, TX 77057




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                   Voting Items                                   


The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR each of the nominees in Proposal 1, FOR Proposals 2 and 3, and for 1 YEAR on Proposal 4:





Election of Directors


1a.    P. Robert Bartolo

      1e.    Dale N. Hatfield  

1b.    Cindy Christy

      1f.     Lee W. Hogan  

1c.    Ari Q. Fitzgerald

      1g.    John P. Kelly  

1d.    Robert E. Garrison II

      1h.    Robert F. McKenzie  


  The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for fiscal year 2015.  


  The non-binding, advisory vote regarding the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.  


  The non-binding advisory vote regarding the frequency of voting on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.  
  NOTE: The undersigned also authorizes the named proxies to vote in their discretion upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.