SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 14, 2005
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
116 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 14, 2005, American Tower Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing its planned fourth quarter earnings release and conference call and that the Company will change its accounting practices for ground leases. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated February 14, 2005.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION|
Date: February 14, 2005
/s/ BRADLEY E. SINGER
|Bradley E. Singer|
|Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|