Government Resources

News Sites

The economy page of El Universo, an online Ecuadorian news source, provides a variety of current business news. Only available in Spanish.

Regulatory Agency Sites

The Telecommunications Regulatory and Control Agency, also known as Agencia de Regulacion y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (ARCOTEL), is the body that regulates telecommunications in Ecuador, which includes managing the radio spectrum. ARCOTEL creates policies and regulations that are then implemented by the Ministry of Telecommunications. ARCOTEL also grants licenses to operators and promotes high competition within their regulatory framework. Its site contains information about the council itself, its programs and services, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.

The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society, also known as Ministerio de Telecomunicaciones y de la Sociedad de la Información (MINTEL), regulates telecommunications and information technology in Ecuador, among other fields. MINTEL implements policies for operators to comply with and also gives advice to operators, promotes competition, and ensures efficient and quality products. The site contains information about the ministry, its programs and services, related publications, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.

The Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA) is in charge of the administration and execution of the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program. They conduct scientific research on planetary and space sciences and push forward the development of science in the educational system in Ecuador. The EXA website contains information about the space program and its history, missions, astronauts, satellites, and services provided by the agency. 

Other Resources

The Chamber of Commerce of Quito, also known as the Cámara de Comercio de Quito, is the official chamber of commerce for Ecuador's capital city, Quito. The site provides a list of member businesses, upcoming events, and recent news. Additionally, the chamber's services, including legal, economic, and foreign trade advice, are detailed on the site. Only available in Spanish.