Sure, previously Cable and Wireless, is the "new" mobile operator in the two player Isle of Man market.
800MHz (Band 20)
On 800MHz, Sure have 2x15MHz, which is used for 4G services with EARFCN 6225.
900MHz (Band 8)
On 900MHz, Sure have 2x15MHz, which is used for 2G and a single 3G carrier, UARFCN 3013.
1800MHz (Band 3)
Sure have 2x40MHz of 1800MHz, of which all is radiating with EARFCNs 1300 and 1500.
2100MHz (Band 1)
2x30MHz is quite nice in this band! UARFCN 10813 and 10838s and EARFCN 400.
Ramsey and North Island
Claughbane Plantation Fake Tree Mast
A nice fake tree mast!
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.
Schematics of the sites
A monopole type mast with Huawei 3900AL cabinets below. Kathrein triple band antennas with all ports in use.
Mountain View Industrial Centre
Sure's site at Mountain View Innovation park..
West Kimmeragh Mast
Nice stone compound.
Sure are operating from the lower set of cellular antennas here: tri band Kathreins.
Glen Traun Mast
Sure are operating from the lower set of cellular antennas here: dual band Kathreins.
Isle of Man Business Centre
Isle of Man Business Centre Sure and Manx Site. Sure are using the Kathrein antennas on the left and right.
This is a flagship Sure site with 75MHz LTE spectrum with 40MHz L18, 20MHz L21 and 15MHz L08.
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
A nice compact trisector integrated shroud for L18 (both carriers) and U21.
Manx Radio Mast
Another dual band Kathrein Build.
Manx Radio Mast
A dual band Kathrein Build with flagship spectrum, expected with it being such an overlay site.
Police Headquarters Mast
Kathrein Dual Band antennas (UG09+L08 and U21+L18 diplexed).
Pulrose Power Station Mast
Kathrein Dual Band antennas (UG09+L08 and U21+L18 diplexed). Huawei antennas are for Manx.
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
Sure's mast for serving Noble's Hospital. The radios for 800, 900 and 1800MHz are visible. Two sectors with triple band Kathrein antennas.
Sure's mast for Ballafletcher Sports Ground and some of the surroundings. Huawei 3900a cabinets are visible.
Snugborough Trading Estate
Snugborough Trading Estate Sure Microcell Mast with Huawei 3900a.
A view of the area this mast serves
A two sector site with triple band Kathrein antennas mounted on a wooden telegraph like pole.
Castletown Metropolitan Football Club
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
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
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
The Port St Mary UHF Mast.
Sure's dual band Kathrein antennas are in the middle
Sure are the top layer, Kathrein Dual band antennas.
An installation using an Alpha Wireless Trisector integrated radone product.