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Ecuador*

General Country Information
Capital: Quito
Population: 
14,790,608 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.91 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile
: 11.595 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 57,785 (2009)
Internet users: 1.31 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.40
World Rank 2005/2006: 97

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
Second National Disability Plan of Ecuador (2005)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Association of Deaf People of Imbabura
Imbabura
Ecuador
Tel: +593-062955105
 
Federación Nacional de Ciegos del Ecuador (FENCE, National Federation for the Blind of Ecuador)
Boquedano 355
Entre Reina Victoria y Juan Léon Mora
Quito
Ecuador
Tel: +593-7-4096366 / +593-7-409-6361
 
Federación Nacional de Ecuatorianos con Discapacidad Física (FENEDIF) - DPI National Assembly
Xavier Torres
10 de Agosto y Naciones Unidas
3er Piso, Of. 32 y 37 
Quito
Tel: +593-2-4256-088    
Fax: +593-2-4256-088 
 
Federación Nacional de Sordos del Ecuador
Av 10 de Agosto
5451 y Baron de Carondelet, Edificio CONADIS
Quito, 17-03-841
Ecuador
Tel: +593-2-238-723
TTY: +593-2-224-6577
Fax: +593-2-540-219
 
Fundación General Ecuatoriana (FGE) (General Ecuadorian Foundation)
San Javier N26-63 y Orellana
Casilla
Quito, 17-17-282
Ecuador
Tel: +593-2-221-929 / +593-2-221-930
Fax: +593-2-500-0781
 
Instituto Nacional de Ciego Ecuatoriana (National Institute for the Blind of Ecuador)
Cdla Atahualpa Avenue Teniente Hugo Ortiz
s/y Quevedo, Plaza Bremen
Quito
Ecuador
Tel: +593-2-65-296 / +593-2-66-626
 
Por una Mirada Feliz
Imbabura
Ecuador
Tel: +593-062606355