American Tower Corporation Announces Tax Reporting Information For 2012 Distributions

American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) today announced year-end tax reporting information for its 2012 distributions. Stockholders are urged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of American Tower’s distributions.

American Tower Corporation Common StockCUSIP 03027X100Ticker Symbol: AMT
Record Date     Payment Date    

Total Distributionper Share

Taxable OrdinaryDividends
    AMTI Preference
04-11-12     04-25-12     $0.210000     $0.210000     $0.012594
07-02-12 07-18-12 $0.220000 $0.220000 $0.013193
10-01-12 10-15-12 $0.230000 $0.230000 $0.013793
12-17-12     12-31-12     $0.240000     $0.240000     $0.014393

Note: for the year ended December 31, 2012, there were no Qualified Dividends, Total Capital Gain Distributions, Unrecaptured Sec. 1250 Gain, or Nondividend Distributions.

This information represents final income allocations.

About American Tower

American Tower is a leading independent global owner, operator and developer of wireless communications sites. American Tower currently owns and operates over 53,000 communications sites in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, India, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Uganda. For more information about American Tower, please visit

Cautionary Language Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements about future events and expectations, or “forward-looking statements,” all of which are inherently uncertain. The Company has based those forward-looking statements on management’s current expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements include market conditions for corporate debt generally, for the securities of telecommunications companies and for the Company’s indebtedness in particular. For other important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements, we refer you to the information contained in the prospectus supplement for this offering and Item 1A of the Form 10-Q for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 under the caption “Risk Factors” and in other filings the Company makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances.

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