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 filed this Form 8-K on 12/08/2017
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Ratings Decline” means the occurrence of the following on, or within 90 days after, the date of the public notice of the occurrence of a Change of Control or of the intention by the Company or any third-party to effect a Change of Control (which period shall be extended for so long as the rating of the securities is under publicly announced consideration for possible downgrade by any of the Ratings Agencies if such period exceeds 90 days): (1) in the event that the Securities have an Investment Grade Rating by all three Ratings Agencies, the Securities cease to have an Investment Grade Rating by two of the three Rating Agencies, (2) in the event that the Securities have an Investment Grade Rating by only two Ratings Agencies, the Securities cease to have an Investment Grade Rating by both such Rating Agencies, or (3) in the event that the Securities do not have an Investment Grade Rating, the rating of the Securities by two of the three Ratings Agencies (or if there are less than three Rating Agencies rating the securities, the rating of each Rating Agency) decreases by one or more gradations (including gradations within ratings categories as well as between rating categories) or is withdrawn.

Reference Treasury Dealer” means any of the primary U.S. Government securities dealers in New York City.

Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations” means, with respect to each Reference Treasury Dealer and any redemption date, the average, as determined by the Independent Investment Banker, of the bid and asked prices for the Comparable Treasury Issue (expressed in each case as a percentage of its principal amount) quoted in writing to the Independent Investment Banker at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the third Business Day preceding such redemption date.

Registrar” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.03.

S&P” means Standard & Poor Rating Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., or any successor to the rating agency business thereof.

SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Securities” means the 2023 Notes and the 2028 Notes established by this Supplemental Indenture and issued by the Company pursuant to the Indenture.

Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the SEC promulgated thereunder.

Securities Agent” means any Registrar, Paying Agent, or co-Registrar or co-agent.

SpectraSite ABS Facility” means that certain mortgage loan more fully described in the Offering Memorandum dated March 6, 2013 regarding the $1,800,000,000 Secured Tower Revenue Securities, Series 2013-1A and 2013-2A.

Stated Maturity” means, with respect to the payment of principal on the 2023 Notes, June 15, 2023, and with respect to the payment of principal on the 2028 Notes, January 15, 2028.

Subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person, (1) any corporation, limited liability company, association or other business entity of which more than 50% of the voting power of the outstanding Voting Stock is owned, directly or indirectly, by such Person and one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person or (2) any partnership (A) the sole general partner or the managing general partner of which is such Person or a Subsidiary of such Person or (B) the only general partners of which are such Person or one or more Subsidiaries of such Person (or any combination thereof). The term “Subsidiary” with respect to the Company shall not include any Unrestricted Subsidiary.

TIA” means the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 (15 U.S. Code §§ 77aaa-77bbbb) as amended and in effect from time to time.



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