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CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits

January 21, 2014

ITEM 1.01 - ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT On January 21, 2014 , Crown Castle Operating Company ("Borrower"), a direct wholly owned subsidiary of Crown Castle International Corp. ("Company"), entered into the Maturity Date Extension Amendment ("Amendment") among the Company, the Borrower, certain subsidiaries of the Borrower, the lenders party thereto, and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc ("RBS"), as administrative agent, to the Credit Agreement dated as of January 31, 2012 (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified, the "Credit Agreement"), by and among the Borrower, the Company, the lenders and issuing banks from time to time party thereto, RBS, as administrative agent, and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc. , as co-documentation agent. The Amendment provides for the extension of the maturity date, from January 31, 2019 to January 31, 2021 , of the portion of the Borrower's outstanding "Tranche B" term loans and "Incremental Tranche B" term loans held by each lender consenting to the Amendment. Upon giving effect to the Amendment, the maturity date of approximately $1.79 billion of the Borrower's outstanding "Tranche B" term loans and "Incremental Tranche B" term loans was so extended. The foregoing summary of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference. The Credit Agreement has been previously filed with, and is described in, the Company's Current Reports on Form 8-K dated January 31, 2012 , November 13, 2012 , December 13, 2012 , April 19, 2013 , August 22, 2013 and December 30, 2013 . ITEM 9.01 - FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS (d) Exhibits. Exhibit No. Description 10.1 Maturity Date Extension Amendment dated as of January 21, 2014 , among the Company, the Borrower, certain subsidiaries of the Borrower, the lenders party thereto, and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, as administrative agent, to the Credit Agreement dated as of January 31, 2012 , by and among the Company, the Borrower, the lenders and issuing banks from time to time party thereto, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, as administrative agent, and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc. , as co-documentation agent --------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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