Sure

Introduction

Sure, previously Cable and Wireless, is the "new" mobile operator in the two player Isle of Man market.

Radio Spectrum

800MHz (Band 20)

Sure 800MHz LTE/4G spectrum

On 800MHz, Sure have 2x15MHz, which is used for 4G services with EARFCN 6225.

900MHz (Band 8)

Sure 900MHz 2G/3G spectrum

On 900MHz, Sure have 2x15MHz, which is used for 2G and a single 3G carrier, UARFCN 3013.

1800MHz (Band 3)

Sure 1800MHz 4G spectrum

Sure have 2x40MHz of 1800MHz, of which all is radiating with EARFCNs 1300 and 1500.

2100MHz (Band 1)

Sure Isle of Man 2100MHz 3G/4G spectrum

2x30MHz is quite nice in this band! UARFCN 10813 and 10838s and EARFCN 400.

Sure Masts

Ramsey and North Island

Claughbane Plantation Fake Tree Mast

Claughbane Plantation Mast

A nice fake tree mast!

Claughbane Plantation Sure Mast closeup

Closeup of the antennas: Kathrein triple bands with four low band ports and two high band each. Two sectors are 800+900+1800+2100 (1800 and 2100 diplexed) and one is low band only.

Claughbane Plantation Sure Mast Schematic

Schematics of the sites

Ramsey Shipyard

Sure mast at Ramsey Shipyard

A monopole type mast with Huawei 3900AL cabinets below. Kathrein triple band antennas with all ports in use.

Mountain View Industrial Centre

Mountain view innovation centre sure mast

Sure's site at Mountain View Innovation park.

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West Kimmeragh Mast

West Kimmeragh Sure Mast

Nice stone compound.

Jurby Mast

Jurby UHF and Cellular Mast

Sure are operating from the lower set of cellular antennas here: tri band Kathreins.

Glen Traun Mast

Glen traun Sure and Manx Mast

Sure are operating from the lower set of cellular antennas here: dual band Kathreins.

Douglas

Isle of Man Business Centre

Isle of Man Business Centre Sure and Manx Site

Isle of Man Business Centre Sure and Manx Site. Sure are using the Kathrein antennas on the left and right.

Isle of Man Business Centre Sure and Manx Site

This is a flagship Sure site with 75MHz LTE spectrum with 40MHz L18, 20MHz L21 and 15MHz L08.

Athol Street

Sure Athol Street Mast

A Sure mast in Douglas with 35MHz LTE spectrum (15MHz L08, 20MHz L18). Kathrein Dual Band antennas with UG09+L08 and U21+L18 each diplexed.

Wellington Street Mast

Sure Wellington Street Mast

A nice compact trisector integrated shroud for L18 (both carriers) and U21.

Manx Radio Mast

Sure Manx radio Mast

Another dual band Kathrein Build.

Manx Radio Mast

Sure Carnane Hill Mast

A dual band Kathrein Build with flagship spectrum, expected with it being such an overlay site.

Police Headquarters Mast

Sure on Police Headquarters

Kathrein Dual Band antennas (UG09+L08 and U21+L18 diplexed).

Pulrose Power Station Mast

Pulrose Power Station Mast

Kathrein Dual Band antennas (UG09+L08 and U21+L18 diplexed). Huawei antennas are for Manx.

King Edward Golf Club Mast

King Edward Golf Club Mast

Kathrein Dual Band antennas (UG09+L08 and U21+L18 diplexed). The site is two sector because a third sector would not serve much.

Strang and Middle Island

Noble's Hospital

Noble's Hospital Sure mast

Sure's mast for serving Noble's Hospital. The radios for 800, 900 and 1800MHz are visible. Two sectors with triple band Kathrein antennas.

Ballafletcher Sports

Ballafletcher Sports Centre Sure mast

Sure's mast for Ballafletcher Sports Ground and some of the surroundings. Huawei 3900a cabinets are visible.

Snugborough Trading Estate

Snugborough Trading Estate Sure mast

Snugborough Trading Estate Sure Microcell Mast with Huawei 3900a.

Crosby

Sure's mast near Crosby.

A view of the area this mast serves

Sure's mast near Crosby.

A two sector site with triple band Kathrein antennas mounted on a wooden telegraph like pole.

Castletown

Castletown Metropolitan Football Club

Castletown Metropolitan Football Club Mast

A Sure mast with 35MHz LTE spectrum (15MHz L08, 20MHz L18). Kathrein Dual Band antennas with UG09+L08 and U21+L18 each diplexed.

Castletown Quarry Tower

Castletown Quarry Tower Mast

A Sure mast with a single sector of 55MHz LTE spectrum (15MHz L08, 40MHz L18). Kathrein Triple Band antenna with U21+L18 diplexed.

Castletown Industrial Park Tower

Castletown Industrial Park Tower Mast

A Sure mast with old Kathrein antennas for UG09+L08 and newer ones carrying U21 and L18.

Port St Mary

Port St Mary UHF Mast

Port St Mary UHF Mast

The Port St Mary UHF Mast.

Port St Mary UHF Mast cellular antennas

Sure's dual band Kathrein antennas are in the middle

Cregneash

Cregneash Mast

Cregneash, Isle of Man, Mast

Sure are the top layer, Kathrein Dual band antennas.

Peel

Peel Quay

Peel West Quay Sure mast with Alpha antenna

An installation using an Alpha Wireless Trisector integrated radone product.