In 1995, I came to life as a subsidiary of American Radio. I was spun off as a separate company in 1998 and kept growing, largely via acquisitions. Through a 2005 merger with SpectraSite, I became America’s largest tower company. Today, based in Boston and operating as a real estate investment trust (REIT), I’m a premier independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate; my portfolio has about 222,000 communications sites — more than 175,000 outside the U.S. I provide dozens of U.S. data center facilities, too. My market value recently topped $120 billion. Who am I? (Answer: American Tower) ¦
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