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Introduced1 February 1991
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
Intended useEntities connected with  Ecuador
Actual usePopular in Ecuador
Registered domains49,340 (2022-12-15)[1]
Registration restrictionsSome third-level registrations have restrictions depending on second-level name they are within
StructureRegistrations are made directly at the second level, or at third level beneath some second-level labels
Dispute policiesUDRP
Registry websitenic.ec

.ec is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Ecuador.

Domains and Subdomains[edit]

Registrations are made directly at the second level or at the third level beneath these names:

  • .EC General use
  • .COM.EC Commercial use
  • .INFO.EC General information
  • .NET.EC Providers of Internet services
  • .FIN.EC Financial institutions and services
  • .MED.EC Medical and health-related entities
  • .PRO.EC Professionals such as lawyers, architects, accountants, etc.
  • .ORG.EC Non-profit organizations and entities.
  • .EDU.EC Educational entities.
  • .GOB.EC Government of Ecuador, since July 2010
  • .GOV.EC Formerly used by the Government of Ecuador; replaced by GOB.EC in 2010
  • .MIL.EC Ecuadorian military

Notable incidents involving .ec domains[edit]

In November 2016, one of the mirror domains of Archive.is, "archive.ec", did not work for a period of 8 consecutive days due to a software bug in the .ec registry.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "EcuadorDomain". Nic.ec. 2022-12-15. Archived from the original on 2022-12-13. Retrieved 2022-12-15.
  2. ^ "Archive.is blog — """ Estimada/o cliente, Debido a un error..." Archive.is blog. Retrieved 14 April 2018.

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