Crown Castle Joins WNCG as New Affiliate

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI), one of the country's largest independent owners and operators of shared wireless infrastructure, recently became an Industrial Affiliate of the WNCG at The University of Texas at Austin. Crown Castle owns, operates, and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. The company 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 over 22,000 and approximately 1,600 wireless communication sites in the US and Australia, respectively. In keeping with their commitment to provide comprehensive, flexible shared wireless infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of their carrier customers, Crown Castles recognizes the importance of staying informed regarding new and emerging wireless technologies. The company supports the research WNCG has done in the areas of wireless networking and communication including antennas and propagation, advanced radio technologies, and wireless networking. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit http://www.crowncastle.com