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History

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2011 to Today

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2013

American Tower CEO Jim Taiclet is recognized by Harvard Business Review as one of the 100 top-performing CEOs in the world.

The Company also acquired Global Tower Partners, the largest privately owned tower operator in the U.S. This grew the U.S. site portfolio and the Company expanded operations to 13 countries around the world, including Costa Rica and Panama.

2012

American Tower becomes a REIT and begins paying regular dividend distributions to shareholders. The Company reached the historic milestone of 50,000 communications sites and launches operations in Uganda and Germany.

2011

American Tower announces its intentions to become a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The Company also expands in South Africa and Ghana.

2006 to 2010

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2001 to 2005

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1995 to 2000

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