Ecuador Market Snapshot


In the latest Mobile Experience Report for Ecuador, CNT Mobile was found to have the highest Excellent Consistent Quality in the country with 39.7% and the fastest median download speed. Claro had the fastest upload speed in Ecuador and the best one-way latency at 63.3 ms. 


CNT Mobile leads Excellent Consistent Quality 

In Common Coverage Areas of Ecuador, CNT Mobile had the highest Excellent Consistent Quality at 39.7%. Claro was in hot pursuit with an Excellent Consistent Quality of 39.0%, and Movistar rounded out the top three with 28.5%. CNT Mobile was the only operator in Ecuador to reach the 90% threshold for Core Consistent Quality and therefore took out the top spot with 92.7%. Claro was behind by only 2.8% for a Core Consistent Quality of 89.9%. The difference in operator performance was much smaller for Movistar, with only 4.4% behind CNT Mobile for a Core Consistent Quality percentage of 88.3%, compared to an 11.2% difference for Excellent. 

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Ecuador CQ

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CNT Mobile leads download speeds, Claro leads in upload

In Common Coverage Areas of Ecuador, CNT Mobile had the fastest median download speed at 10.3 Mbps. The difference in performance between the other operators were small, with Claro behind by only 0.9 Mbps, and Movistar behind by 1.9 Mbps. For upload speeds, Claro took out the top spot with a median transfer speed of 4.4 Mbps, with CNT Mobile trailing behind by only 0.4 Mbps, and Movistar in third by only 0.8 Mbps. 

Ecuador Speeds


Claro leads latency 

For latency, the difference in performance was again relatively small with all three operators showing similar results. Claro had the best one-way latency result at 63.3 ms, with CNT Mobile at 64.9 ms, and Movistar in third with 67.0 ms. 

Ecuador Latency


Our findings for Ecuador are based on 4.28 billion network quality measurements including 1.57 million speed tests between February and April 2020. Our latest complimentary Mobile Experience Report is available to download from the Tutela Insights portal.

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