Ecuador Utilities

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant

Cotacachi Expats Meeting at La Turista Restaurant May 21, 2010 Editor’s Note: This article is the result of a meeting of Cotacachi expats.  It contains useful information for expats in Ecuador as well as others who are contemplating a move to Ecuador.  Some of the information in the article is […]

Ecuador Internet, Airports, Hotels, and Download Speeds

Ecuador Internet, Airports, Hotels, and Download Speeds

Day before yesterday, I set out on a journey around Ecuador with a couple of clients to see if we could find them some property. Due to the amount of traffic we are getting on our website and blog, and the amount of emails they generate, I was somewhat concerned […]

Ecuador Cell Phones: Porta Friends *555

There are three major cell phone operators in Ecuador, Porta, Movistar, and Alegra. These companies play a significant part in the Ecuador culture. While there are monthly calling plans available, many people opt to use phone cards to purchase a certain amount of minutes. I use a Porta phone, not […]

A Cell Phone in Ecuador and the U.S. (Update)

A Cell Phone in Ecuador and the U.S. (Update)

Cell phones are ubiquitous companions. I don’t like having one but the convenience and utility are undeniable. Living in two countries presents a challenge because cell phone contracts tend to restrict our options. We have discovered an optimal solution for those who spend time in Ecuador and the United States. […]

by February 4, 2008 10 comments Ecuador Utilities

Ecuador Internet Connection Speeds Up!

I just received an unexpected call from Andinanet, my Internet service provider in Ecuador. Andinanet is having a promotion until the end of December whereby they will upgrade the speed of my current DSL connection from 256K/128K to 512K/128K at no additional charge. I know, these speeds seem very slow […]

by December 14, 2007 2 comments Ecuador Utilities, Living in Ecuador