American Tower Deploys High Capacity Network Solution for the 2013 Daytona 500

Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:00am EST

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BOSTON--(Business Wire)--
American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) announced today the deployment of a
Distributed Antenna System (DAS) network solution at the Daytona International
Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL. Owned and operated by the International Speedway
Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) (ISC),
Daytona International Speedway is known as the "World Center of Racing." 

The DAS network was launched to facilitate rising wireless communication and
data activity throughout the 480-acre motorsports complex. In February 2013, the
Daytona International Speedway will be the home of the 2013 Budweiser
Speedweeks, a 10-day event, culminating with the 55th annual Daytona 500.
Hundreds of thousands of people, including competitors, spectators and staff,
are expected to attend the events. The DAS network, owned and operated by
American Tower, will support the increased wireless traffic resulting from the
wide attendance at the venue. 

"Our goal at the Daytona International Speedway was to build a network that not
only met the carriers` coverage and capacity requirements but also enabled a
multitude of enterprise services," said Gerard Ainsztein, American Tower`s
Senior Vice President, Managed Networks. "With the successful deployment of the
network, our carrier partners are able to offer market-leading 4G services while
their customers experience unprecedented cellular performance. Additionally, ISC
plans to leverage the network to operate its multimedia and sports operations,
allowing ISC to offer its guests a package of mobile services that will enhance
the overall fan experience. American Tower looks forward to collaborating with
ISC to bring these services to the remaining ISC raceways." 

Craig A. Neeb, ISC`s Vice President, Multi-Channel Marketing and Chief
Information Officer, stated, "ISC is committed to enhancing the fan experience
and our relationship with American Tower helps us achieve this goal. This
relationship not only benefits our fans but also improves the connectivity for
everyone involved during event weekends. This is the foundation to future
enhancements in providing more reliable connectivity for everyone." 

The network, with several hundred antennas, is capable of hosting multiple
carriers and features dedicated backup power and an electrical distribution
system that allows for multiple remote generators to supply power to
transmission equipment installed throughout the grandstands. 

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 

About International Speedway Corporation

International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports
activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well as
numerous other motorsports-related activities. ISC owns and/or operates 13 of
the nation`s major motorsports entertainment facilities, including Daytona
International Speedway in Florida (home of the DAYTONA 500); Talladega
Superspeedway in Alabama; Michigan International Speedway located outside
Detroit; Richmond International Raceway in Virginia; Auto Club Speedway of
Southern CaliforniaSM near Los Angeles; Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas;
Phoenix International Raceway in Arizona; Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66
RacewaySM near Chicago, Illinois; Homestead-Miami SpeedwaySM in Florida;
Martinsville Speedway in Virginia; Darlington Raceway in South Carolina; and
Watkins Glen International in New York. 

ISC also owns and operates Motor Racing Network, the nation's largest
independent sports radio network and Americrown Service CorporationSM, a
subsidiary that provides catering services, food and beverage concessions, and
produces and markets motorsports-related merchandise. In addition, ISC has a 50
percent interest in the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway. For more
information, visit ISC`s Web site at

American Tower Corporation
Matthew Peterson, 617-375-7500
Vice President, Corporate Communications 

Copyright Business Wire 2013

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