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country code EC
country Ecuador
Dispute polices Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, adopted by the registration authority of .EC
registrant restrictions yes


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank
broadband users in .ec N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1991
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry NIC.EC (NICEC) S.A.
sponsor NIC.EC (NICEC) S.A.


Domain name restrictions, some third-level registrations have restrictions depending on second-level name they are within.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 EuroDNS
registrar 2 Instra Corporation Pty Ltd
registrar 3 NameISP

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property, National Directory of Industrial Property. Ecuador is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 B&R Latina
lawyer 2 Bermeo & Bermeo Law Firm

Official TLD logo

.ec index

.ec registration stats

Country information

country Ecuador
capital Quito
official language Spanish
recognized languages
government Unitary presidential republic
legislature National Congress
EU accession
area 283561
are rank 66th
population 14790608
population rank 65th
population density 53.8/km2
population density rank 151st

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $117.827 billion
GDP per capita 8322
gini (2005) 42 (medium)
HDI (2010) 0.695 (high)
HDI rank 77th
currency U.S. dollar2 (USD)
time zone ECT, GALT (UTC-5, -6)
drives on the right
calling code +593