Market Approval for Ecuador

Market access in Ecuador - certification by cetecom advanced

The responsible authority in Ecuador, Arcotel, uses requirements from the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) and the FCC to approve products with radio technologies.

Arcotel certification

After the successful approval by Arcotel (Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones) , the products with radio technologies are permanently approved for the market in Ecuador, whereby devices have to pass local tests and be registered with the authorities by a local representative.

Basic information on the
market approval for

Country Ecuador
Continent South America
Approval Scheme Arcotel
Based on RED/FCC
Duration of approval Permanent
Approval label required? No
Local representative required? Yes
Local testing required? Yes
ISO2 Code EC
Time zone GMT -5
Official language Spanisch
Area code +593
Currency US Dollar

Responsible authorities in Ecuador

Responsible for the market approval of devices with radio technologies in Ecuador: Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones.

Address: Whymper y Alpallana, Quito – Ecuador

Telephone: 593-2 947 800