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Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres west of the mainland.
Ecuador is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-2. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministerio de Telecomunicaciones y de la Sociedad de la Información - MINTEL, and the Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (ARCOTEL) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.