AMERICAN TOWER CORP /MA/ XBRL Taxonomy Presentation Networks

-Network: (11- Statement - Statement Of Financial Position Classified)
-Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] {ID1}
-Statement [Table] {ID2}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID3}
-ASSETS {ID4}
-CURRENT ASSETS: {ID5}
Cash and cash equivalents {ID6}
Restricted cash {ID7}
Short-term investments and available-for-sale securities {ID8}
Accounts receivable, net of allowances {ID9}
Prepaid and other current assets {ID10}
Deferred income taxes {ID11}
Total current assets {ID12}
PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, net {ID13}
GOODWILL {ID14}
OTHER INTANGIBLE ASSETS, net {ID15}
DEFERRED INCOME TAXES {ID16}
NOTES RECEIVABLE AND OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS {ID17}
TOTAL {ID18}
-LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY {ID19}
-CURRENT LIABILITIES: {ID20}
Accounts payable and accrued expenses {ID21}
Accrued interest {ID22}
Current portion of long-term obligations {ID23}
Unearned revenue {ID24}
Total current liabilities {ID25}
LONG-TERM OBLIGATIONS {ID26}
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES {ID27}
Total liabilities {ID28}
COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES {ID29}
-STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY: {ID30}
Preferred Stock: $.01 par value; 20,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued or outstanding {ID31}
Class A Common Stock: $.01 par value; 1,000,000,000 shares authorized, 469,645,920 and 468,513,843 shares issued, and 395,810,003 and 396,976,896 shares outstanding, respectively {ID32}
Additional paid-in capital {ID33}
Accumulated deficit {ID34}
Accumulated other comprehensive loss {ID35}
Treasury stock (73,835,917 and 71,536,947 shares at cost, respectively) {ID36}
Total American Tower Corporation stockholders' equity {ID37}
Noncontrolling interest {ID38}
Total stockholders' equity {ID39}
TOTAL {ID40}
-Network: (12- Statement - Statement Of Financial Position Classified (Parenthetical))
-Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] {ID41}
-Statement [Table] {ID42}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID43}
Preferred Stock, par value {ID44}
Preferred Stock, shares authorized {ID45}
Preferred Stock, shares issued {ID46}
Preferred Stock, shares outstanding {ID47}
Class A Common Stock, par value {ID48}
Class A Common Stock, shares authorized {ID49}
Class A Common Stock, shares issued {ID50}
Class A Common Stock, shares outstanding {ID51}
Treasury stock, shares {ID52}
-Network: (13- Statement - Statement Of Income Alternative)
-Income Statement [Abstract] {ID53}
-Statement [Table] {ID54}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID55}
-REVENUES: {ID56}
Rental and management {ID57}
Network development services {ID58}
Total operating revenues {ID59}
-OPERATING EXPENSES: {ID60}
-Costs of operations (exclusive of items shown separately below) {ID61}
Rental and management {ID62}
Network development services {ID63}
Depreciation, amortization and accretion {ID64}
Selling, general, administrative and development expense (including stock-based compensation expense of $12,836, $13,597, $37,174, and $29,862, respectively) {ID65}
Other operating expenses {ID66}
Total operating expenses {ID67}
OPERATING INCOME {ID68}
-OTHER (EXPENSE) INCOME: {ID69}
Interest income, TV Azteca, net of interest expense of $372, $372, $744 and $745, respectively {ID70}
Interest income {ID71}
Interest expense {ID72}
Loss on retirement of long-term obligations {ID73}
Other income (expense) {ID74}
Total other expense {ID75}
INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS BEFORE INCOME TAXES AND INCOME ON EQUITY METHOD INVESTMENTS {ID76}
Income tax provision {ID77}
Income on equity method investments {ID78}
INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS {ID79}
INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, NET OF INCOME TAX BENEFIT OF $5,101, $104,926, $3,171 and $104,938, RESPECTIVELY {ID80}
NET INCOME {ID81}
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest {ID82}
NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION {ID83}
-NET INCOME PER COMMON SHARE AMOUNTS: {ID84}
-BASIC: {ID85}
Income from continuing operations attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID86}
Income from discontinued operations attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID87}
Net income attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID88}
-DILUTED: {ID89}
Income from continuing operations attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID90}
Income from discontinued operations attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID91}
Net income attributable to American Tower Corporation {ID92}
-WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING: {ID93}
BASIC {ID94}
DILUTED {ID95}
-Network: (14- Statement - Statement Of Income Alternative (Parenthetical))
-Income Statement [Abstract] {ID96}
-Statement [Table] {ID97}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID98}
Selling, general, administrative and development expense, stock-based compensation expense {ID99}
Interest income, TV Azteca, interest expense {ID100}
INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, INCOME TAX BENEFIT {ID101}
-Network: (15- Statement - Statement Of Cash Flows Indirect)
-Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] {ID102}
-Statement [Table] {ID103}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID104}
-CASH FLOWS PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES: {ID105}
Net income {ID106}
Stock-based compensation expense {ID107}
Depreciation, amortization and accretion {ID108}
Deferred income taxes related to discontinued operations {ID109}
Other non-cash items reflected in statements of operations {ID110}
Increase in net deferred rent asset {ID111}
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash {ID112}
Increase in assets {ID113}
Increase (decrease) in liabilities {ID114}
Cash provided by operating activities {ID115}
-CASH FLOWS USED FOR INVESTING ACTIVITIES: {ID116}
Payments for purchase of property and equipment and construction activities {ID117}
Payments for acquisitions {ID118}
Proceeds from sale of available-for-sale securities and other long-term assets {ID119}
Deposits, restricted cash and investments {ID120}
Cash used for investing activities {ID121}
-CASH FLOWS USED FOR FINANCING ACTIVITIES: {ID122}
Proceeds from issuance of senior debt {ID123}
Borrowings under credit facilities {ID124}
Repayments of notes payable, credit facilities and capital leases {ID125}
Purchases of Class A common stock {ID126}
Proceeds from stock options, warrants and stock purchase plan {ID127}
Deferred financing costs and other financing activities {ID128}
Cash used for financing activities {ID129}
Net effect of changes in foreign currency exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents {ID130}
NET INCREASE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS {ID131}
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, BEGINNING OF YEAR {ID132}
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, END OF PERIOD {ID133}
CASH PAID FOR INCOME TAXES {ID134}
CASH PAID FOR INTEREST {ID135}
-Network: (16- Statement - Statement Of Shareholders Equity And Other Comprehensive Income)
-Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] {ID136}
-Statement [Table] {ID137}
-Statement, Equity Components [Axis] {ID138}
-Equity Component [Domain] {ID139}
Class A Common Stock Issued Shares {ID140}
Class A Common Stock Amount {ID141}
Treasury Stock Shares {ID142}
Treasury Stock Amount {ID143}
Additional Paid-in Capital {ID144}
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) {ID145}
Accumulated Deficit {ID146}
Noncontrolling Interest {ID147}
Total Comprehensive Income(Loss) {ID148}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID149}
Accumulated Deficit {ID150}
Beginning Balance {ID151}
Beginning Balance {ID152}
Share based compensation related activity {ID153}
Share based compensation related activity {ID154}
Issuance of common stock upon exercise of warrants {ID155}
Issuance of common stock upon exercise of warrants {ID156}
Issuance of common stock - Stock Purchase Plan {ID157}
Issuance of common stock - Stock Purchase Plan {ID158}
Treasury stock activity {ID159}
Treasury stock activity {ID160}
Net change in fair value of cash flow hedges, net of tax {ID161}
Net realized gain on cash flow hedges, net of tax {ID162}
Net unrealized loss on available-for-sale securities, net of tax {ID163}
Convertible notes exchanged for common stock {ID164}
Convertible notes exchanged for common stock {ID165}
Foreign currency translation adjustment {ID166}
Distributions to noncontrolling interest {ID167}
Net income {ID168}
Ending Balance {ID169}
Total comprehensive income {ID170}
Ending Balance {ID171}
-Network: (17 - Disclosure - Notes to Financial Statements)
-Notes to Financial Statements [Abstract] {ID172}
1.Description of Business, Basis of Presentation and Accounting Policies {ID173}
2.Short-Term Investments and Available-For-Sale Securities {ID174}
3.Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets {ID175}
4.Financing Transactions {ID176}
5.Derivative Financial Instruments {ID177}
6.Fair Value Measurements {ID178}
7.Income Taxes {ID179}
8.Stock-Based Compensation {ID180}
9.Earnings per Common Share {ID181}
10.Commitments and Contingencies {ID182}
11.Business Acquisition {ID183}
12.Business Segments {ID184}
13.Subsequent Events {ID185}
-Network: (18- Disclosure - Document Information)
-Document Information [Text Block] {ID186}
Document Type {ID187}
Amendment Flag {ID188}
Amendment Description {ID189}
Document Period End Date {ID190}
-Network: (19- Disclosure - Entity Information)
-Entity [Text Block] {ID191}
Trading Symbol {ID192}
Entity Registrant Name {ID193}
Entity Central Index Key {ID194}
Current Fiscal Year End Date {ID195}
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer {ID196}
Entity Current Reporting Status {ID197}
Entity Voluntary Filers {ID198}
Entity Filer Category {ID199}
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding {ID200}
Entity Public Float {ID201}