Intenet, cable and cellular services in Galapagos

This article details the main products and rates offered by telecommunication service providers in ECUADOR and GALAPAGOS:

Comparison of prices between suppliers to January / 2016 
CNT (State): Lead the market offering all services. - Cable TV: From $ 17. With 70 channels. - Internet: From $ 28. With 5 Mbps broadband. - Landline: From $ 7. With 150 local minutes and rates for cell phone calls from $ 0.04 cents per minute. - Mobile phone: From $ 15 are voice or voice / data plans. Phone only plans: Calls to fixed and cellular Cnt from $ 0.04 cents per minute. Nights and weekends without limits to Cnt numbers. Data and voice plans: With 25 minutes for calls. 1000 mb and 100 messages. Does not include courier service. Free access to Facebook and whatsapp. - Pack with 3 services: From $ 38. Internet with 2 Mbps broadband, cable TV with 71 channels and 150 minutes included for landline. 

Claro (Private): It is the only competitor of Cnt with the same products. Its strong for cell phones: It has the best coverage in the whole country, its signal is good even in the eastern provinces. - Cable TV: From $ 24. With 141 channels. - Fixed Internet: From $ 23. With broadband of 4 megabytes. - Landline: From $ 7. With 500 local minutes and 250 to the other operators. - Mobile phone: Plans controlled from $ 17. With 60 minutes for calls. 250 megs and 100 messages. Plans open from $ 23. With 80 minutes for calls. 750 megs and 200 messages. - Pack with 3 services: From $ 43. Internet with 4 megabytes, cable television with 141 channels. 500 minutes to Ecuador Telecom numbers or 250 minutes to other operators. 

MOVISTAR (Private): - Plans starting at $ 17. With 150 minutes for calls. 250 megs of internet and 100 messages. 

TVCABLE (Private): - Cable TV: From $ 18. With 110 channels. - Internet: From $ 23. - Landline: Independent plans from $ 12. 650 minutes to other operators and 1050 minutes to landlines of TvCable. - Pack with 3 services: From $ 37. Internet with up to 4 megabytes, cable TV with 110 channels. Does not include free minutes for landlines. 

The speed of movile internet service in GALAPAGOS is lower than in the continental Ecuador.

NOTE: In the case of cell phones, if you do not want to hire a plan, you can buy a chip and keep the line with the prepaid system. Telephone refills range from $ 1 and are made in supermarkets, pharmacies, some banks and stores.