Crown Castle

Crown Castle is a real estate investment trust that owns, operates, and leases wireless communication infrastructure assets. Read more

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Crown Castle

Crown Castle is a real estate investment trust that owns, operates, and leases wireless communication infrastructure assets. Read more

Jay A. Brown's photo - President & CEO of Crown Castle

President & CEO

Jay A. Brown

CEO Approval Rating

76/100

Founded:

1994

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSECCI

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SBA is a top competitor of Crown Castle. SBA was founded in Boca Raton, Florida} in 1989. SBA competes in the Telecommunication Services industry. Compared to Crown Castle, SBA generates $3.7B less revenue.

American Tower is Crown Castle's #2 competitor. American Tower is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and was founded in 1995. American Tower competes in the Telecommunication Services field. American Tower generates 140% the revenue of Crown Castle.

Towerstream has been one of Crown Castle's top competitors. Towerstream is a Public company that was founded in 1999 in Middletown, Rhode Island. Like Crown Castle, Towerstream also competes in the Telecommunication Services industry. Compared to Crown Castle, Towerstream has 4,956 fewer employees.

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Crown Castle Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$5.8B

Crown Castle's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2B. Over the last four quarters, Crown Castle's revenue has grown by 3.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.5B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q2 2020, Crown Castle's revenue was $1.4B.

Crown Castle Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Lightower Fiber Networks, LLC

Jul 2017

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$7.1B
Lightower provides ethernet, colocation, optical encryption, data center connectivity and dark fiber-based networking solutions.
Wilcon Operations, LLC.

Apr 2017

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$600M
Wilcon is a provider of fiber optic and data center infrastructure solutions for enterprise locations and wireless communications sites.
Fibernet Direct Florida LLC

Nov 2016

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$1.5B
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Tower Development Corporation

Apr 2016

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$461M
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Fiber Optic Licensing Operations, Quanta Services, Inc.

Aug 2015

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$1B
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These are all the companies that Crown Castle has acquired. Crown Castle has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was Lightower Fiber Networks, LLC in Jul 2017. Lightower provides ethernet, colocation, optical encryption, data center connectivity and dark fiber-based networking solutions.

Crown Castle Funding History

Since Crown Castle was founded in 1994, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Crown Castle has raised $7.2B. Crown Castle's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $1.2B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Apr 2020
$1.3B
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Debt
Feb 2017
$500M
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Debt
Jan 2016
$5.5B
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Angel
Dec 1994
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Since Crown Castle was founded in 1994, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Crown Castle has raised $7.2B. Crown Castle's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $1.2B

Crown Castle Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Vapor is a provider of edge computing colocation, interconnection and Software-Defined Networking solutions for data centers.
$90M
Sep 04, 2018
Series C
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FiberTower is a spectrum and fixed wireless services provider specializing in millimeter band fixed wireless technology.
$150M
Jul 25, 2006
Debt
Feb 01, 2017

These are all the companies that Crown Castle has invested in. Crown Castle has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was Lightower Fiber Networks, LLC in Jul 2017. Lightower provides ethernet, colocation, optical encryption, data center connectivity and dark fiber-based networking solutions.

Crown Castle News

April 21, 2021MarketScreener

Crown Castle Posts Lower 1Q Profit As Sales Rise on 5G Demand

(marketscreener.com) By Kimberly Chin Crown Castle International Corp. reported lower profit in the f... See more »
April 13, 2021Telecom Talk

Verizon Teams Up with Crown Castle, SBA to Hasten Deployment of C-Band Equipment

Recently, Verizon acquired $45.45 billion worth of C-band spectrum. To hasten the deployment, the Ame... See more »
April 7, 2021Benzinga

Crown Castle Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call Details

HOUSTON, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) ("Crown Castl... See more »
March 10, 2021Global Legal Chronicle

Crown Castle's $3.25 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Cravath represented Crown Castle International Corp. in the transaction. Crown Castle International C... See more »
March 9, 2021Light Reading

Crown Castle hints at the future of indoor 5G

Crown Castle built a 5G-capable private wireless network inside a New York City skyscraper. The devel... See more »

Crown Castle Press Releases

December 18, 2020GlobeNewswire

Crown Castle Releases 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report

HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castl... See more »
November 4, 2020law

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Crown Castle International Corp. - CCI

Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn S... See more »
August 3, 2020StreetInsider

Crown Castle to Present at the Cowen and Company 6th Annual Virtual Communications Infrastructure Summit

HOUSTON, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castl... See more »
May 22, 2020GlobeNewswire

2020 Virtual Investor Conference

HOUSTON, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle... See more »
April 29, 2020GlobeNewswire

Crown Castle Reports First Quarter 2020 Results and Maintains Outlook for Full Year 2020

HOUSTON, April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Cast... See more »
April 22, 2020GlobalNewswire

Crown Castle Sued For Securities Fraud; Shareholders Who Have Lost Money Should Contact Block & Leviton Before Monday's Lead Plaintiff Deadline

BOSTON, April 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a national securit... See more »
April 17, 2020GlobeNewswire

Crown Castle Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call Details

HOUSTON, April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Cast... See more »

Crown Castle Videos

August 6, 2019Crown Castle Youtube Channel

"Crown Castle Fiber" on YOUTUBE

January 25, 2019Crown Castle Youtube Channel

"The Pathway to Possible." on YOUTUBE

December 1, 2017Crown Castle Youtube Channel

"Citizens Weigh in on Wireless Connectivity" on YOUTUBE

December 1, 2017Crown Castle Youtube Channel

"The pathway to possible." on YOUTUBE

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Crown Castle Headquarters

1220 Augusta Drive Suite 600

Houston, Texas77057

713-570-3000

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Crown Castle Summary

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Overview

Crown Castle is a real estate investment trust that owns, operates, and leases wireless communication infrastructure assets. Crown Castle was founded in 1994. Crown Castle's headquarters is located in Houston, Texas, USA 77057. It has raised 7.2B in 4...

CEO

Crown Castle's President & CEO, Jay A. Brown, currently has an approval rating of 76%. Crown Castle's primary competitors are SBA, American Tower & Towerstream.

Website

crowncastle.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Crown Castle

  1. When was Crown Castle founded?

    Crown Castle was founded in 1994
  2. Who is Crown Castle's CEO?

    Crown Castle's CEO is Jay A. Brown
  3. How much revenue does Crown Castle generate?

    Crown Castle generates $5.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Crown Castle have?

    Crown Castle has historically raised $7.3B in funding
  5. Where is Crown Castle's headquarters?

    Crown Castle's headquarters is in Houston Texas, USA
  1. How many employees does Crown Castle have?

    Crown Castle has 5,000 employees
  2. What sector does Crown Castle operate in?

    Crown Castle is in Telecommunication Services
  3. Who are Crown Castle's competitors?

    Crown Castle's top competitors are SBA, American Tower, Towerstream
  4. Who has Crown Castle invested in?

    Crown Castle's has invested in companies such as Vapor IO, Fiber Tower