Definition: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Internet hosts map
Australia claws its way up the world internet speed rankings but the report card remains dismal
News.com.au - 6/30/2016 4:46:50 PM
AUSTRALIA has clawed its way up the world broadband speed rankings, with a new report showing the country now ranks 56th in the world for internet download speeds. But the news, coming on the eve of the federal election, is far from impressive, with ...
England launch bid to host 2021 Rugby League World Cup
inside the games - 6/30/2016 3:56:44 PM
The host country for ... and around the world." Duncan Mackay is the editor of insidethegames.biz. Awards include British Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, British News Story of the Year in 2004 and British Sports Internet Reporter of the Year in 2009.
The World's Refugee Crisis Needs Both A Humanitarian And Longer-Term Response
The Huffington Post - 6/29/2016 11:25:54 AM
In particular, development organizations such as the World Bank Group can bring much greater levels of financing as well as experts who know how to put children in school and create jobs for refugees as well as people living in the host countries.
ET By Invite - Time for netizens to say yes, ICANN
Economic Times - 6/30/2016 9:58:49 AM
V Sridhar, Professor, IIIT-B For most of us, the internet simply exists and we take it for granted that it will continue to exist! About 40% of the world has an internet ... India is different from many other countries in the use of the internet and ...
Kyoto selected to host draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup
Japan Times - 6/30/2016 10:34:37 AM
“The pool draw has become an event in itself in recent years,” World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper told reporters at the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences in Tokyo. “As it was in London last time, it is an opportunity to show off the host country and ...
President Xi Jinping Has Emerged As Top Leader Of The World
NDTV - 6/30/2016 11:24:43 AM
Beijing: President Xi Jinping was on Wednesday hailed as a top world ... him for a host of ambitious initiatives including the multi-billion dollar Silk Road project that has enhanced the Communist nation's diplomatic reach. "A major-country diplomacy ...
Lisa Frank Is Releasing an Adult Coloring Book, and All Is Right In the World
US Magazine - 6/29/2016 10:38:47 PM
the company appropriately captioned their Instagram post, which sent the internet into a gleeful frenzy ... the coloring books will be available at Dollar General stores across the country throughout July and August for the cost of $3.
Lu Wei, China’s Internet Czar, Will Step Down From Post
New York Times - 6/29/2016 2:10:33 PM
BEIJING — The outspoken gatekeeper of China’s internet, who led a global push for the country’s growing state surveillance ... Get news and analysis from Asia and around the world delivered to your inbox every day in the Asian morning.
Nashville meets Hoboken with Maxwell's Country Music Series and 'Next Year's Girl'
New Jersey Online - 6/29/2016 12:58:58 PM
Mention the city of Hoboken to a music fan and the first association you'll get probably won't be country music. Yet surprisingly, Maxwell's Tavern has been hosting a hugely successful ... "Especially with the advent of the Internet and satellite radio ...
ICC World T20 2018 may witness 'Super 12'
Cricket Country - 6/28/2016 8:23:58 PM
ICC T20 World Cup 2018 is set to witness two new teams to their side ... respective Olympic Associations to include cricket with Rome or Paris achieving the hosting rights. There is better news for Associates, there is a motion to give their three ...
Where in the world are the Obama women? (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/28/2016 11:30:05 PM
where Michelle Obama visited a school and spoke with the country's president, Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The women also visited a girls leadership camp called Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), sponsored by the Peace Corps, where Mrs ...
Chateau Ste. Michelle is the world’s largest producer of the white wine
The Bulletin - 6/30/2016 7:07:01 AM
The world’s largest producer ... Michelle will co-host (with Germany’s Dr. Loosen Estate) the Grand Tasting event of the Riesling Rendezvous, featuring 250 of the finest rieslings from seven countries and six states in one location.
World briefs: Putin extends Western food import ban
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/30/2016 4:36:42 AM
Mr. Putin said he made a telephone call to Turkey’s leader that expressed condolences for the Istanbul airport bombing, but also started a process of improving relations with the country ... a large swath of one of the world’s busiest and most disputed ...
Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research
Tulsa World - 6/29/2016 4:59:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will try to give efforts to cure cancer a jolt during a summit in Washington that's casting a spotlight on research and innovative trials taking place across the country. Scientists, oncologists, donors and ...
Thailand named as host country for Destination Wedding Planners Congress 2017
thaipr.net - 6/30/2016 2:49:19 AM
This event is scheduled to be held in Thailand from 2-4 May, 2017, and is expected to attract 450 delegates from around the world. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of TAT said, "We are delighted that Thailand has been chosen as the host country for the ...