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
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleak
FOX News - 2/4/2016 7:05:23 PM
World leaders pledged more than $ ... al-Melihan said. Donor countries also want to see the refugees employed on infrastructure projects - which would also benefit the host nations - or in special business zones where Syrians and local people can work ...
Syria refugee summit: World leaders hail landmark aid package to help Syrians displaced by conflict
Times of India - 2/5/2016 10:35:58 AM
World leaders have hailed a landmark package of aid and economic ... mean refugees require long-term opportunities for education and work in their host countries, as well short-term aid. The leaders of Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon all warned of the extreme ...
ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016: India set to face unpredictable Namibia in quarter-finals
Cricket Country - 2/5/2016 8:27:07 AM
Fatullah: India will aim to build on their dominant showing in the pool stages when they take on an unpredictable Namibian unit in the quarterfinals of the ICC U -19 World Cup on Saturday ... in Group A behind the hosts. On paper, India possess a ...
Rotarians host president of World Jump Rope Federation
Troy Daily News - 2/6/2016 5:51:26 PM
They host high level performances and competition all around the world. Braga, Portugal will be the host country for the 2016 Championship and Camp event from July 19-27, 2016. To learn more about the federation, contact [email protected] or visit ...
Softball Hosts Annual Media Day
LSU Sprots - 2/5/2016 2:53:40 PM
LSU opens the year hosting the 2016 Tiger Classic at Tiger Park ... goals for herself this season… “I think my only goal is to win the Women’s College World Series. I feel that after receiving all of the accolades last year, I’m focused just ...
Why countries that fight to host the World Cup are wasting their time
Chicago Tribune - 6/3/2015 2:00:00 AM
According to some who have studied the value of international sporting events to a country's economy, it's remarkable that top government officials around the world go to such great lengths to host events that prove enormously expensive and don't deliver ...
Global GCC Cyber Security Market Focus 2016-2022 - New Technological Advancements Like Big Data And Internet Of Things
Yahoo Finance - 2/5/2016 10:07:20 AM
The GCC region acquires a significant share of the world's energy resources and with an increased usage of personal internet and smart devices for ... commercial and government organizations in the country. Increased interconnectivity, digitization ...
Why Would Any Country Host the World Cup?
Gizmodo - 6/12/2014 1:34:13 PM
There should be a sense of pride and revelry overtaking the nation of Brazil, where the World Cup starts ... boon to any country—in fact, they're fraught with deception and devastation. And the cities normally stepping up to host these international ...
Sykesville hosts first-ever ice festival
Wbal TV 11 - 2/5/2016 8:08:37 PM
You've seen them in other parts of the country and in other parts of the world, and now the town of Sykesville in Carroll County is getting ready for its first ever ice festival Saturday. Historic downtown Sykesville is located right near the Howard County ...
World Cup hangovers make for tight Six Nations
Gulf News - 2/5/2016 5:09:40 PM
But following England’s woeful performance in September’s World Cup where the hosts failed to get out of the group for ... Six Nations and that’s not reflective of the talent in the country so we have to change history.” Scotland wing Sean Lamont ...
China Ramps Up Censorship as it Hosts World Internet Conference
WHIR - 11/20/2014 5:18:28 PM
China is taking down its firewall in just one city for three days while it hosts the World Internet Conference ... The irony of having a world Internet conference in a country that censors it is not lost on observers. “Surely, officials must recognize ...
4G Internet Speed: Morocco Ranks First in Africa
moroccoworldnews.com - 2/6/2016 11:24:53 AM
The report said that some countries like “South Korea and Singapore have set themselves apart from the main body of global operators, providing both superior coverage and speed.” Singapore has the world’s fastest networks by far, averaging 37 Mbps ...
RUGBY WORLD CUP: Derry can host Group Game in 2023
Derry Journal - 2/4/2016 11:58:52 PM
Yet we’re being completely overlooked by those behind the bid.” Every country bidding to host the Rugby World Cup must identify 12 stadiums capable of staging matches in the tournament and, with few rugby grounds in Ireland considered big enough ...
Censorship tightened in WSIS host country
IFEX - 3/3/2005 11:59:13 PM
(RSF/IFEX) - On 1 March 2005, Tunisia, host of the November 2005 World Summit on the Information ... indicated a tightening of censorship in the country, and condemned Tunisia's model for developing the Internet. "President Ben Ali believes that the ...
What is the World Internet Conference? China Hosts International Leaders Amid Criticism Over Censorship
International Business Times - 11/19/2014 9:12:53 AM
The theme of the conference is “An Interconnected World Shared and Governed by All.” Critics have pointed out the irony of China hosting ... s Internet censorship “shares the same spirit with that of the U.S. and many other Western countries.”