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
We want to host U-20 World Cup and Club World Cup too: Praful Patel
Times of India - 11/28/2015 5:41:23 PM
NEW DELHI: With much fanfare the All India Football Federation (AIFF) formally flagged off its preparation to host ... World Cup team. The icons expressed their full support to the tournament and deemed it as a game changer for the football in the country.
China Bars Miss World Canada From Entering Country for Pageant
Townhall.com - 11/27/2015 7:01:19 PM
This is absurd. A country hosting an international competition, be it the Olympics (which China is hosting in 2022), World Cup, or a beauty pageant, should not be barring competitors from entering the country for the event. Shortly after her victory in ...
Immaculate Conception Parish Hosts One World Market
Patch - 11/28/2015 12:37:45 AM
Immaculate Conception Parish, located at 134 Arthur in Elmhurst, is hosting its third annual “One World Market,” on Dec. 6 ... items by skilled artisans from over 15 developing countries. If you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind gift either for ...
Climate talks start Monday: Paris hosts world for the earth
The Indian Express - 11/29/2015 3:49:51 AM
A similar, though relatively smaller, gathering of political leaders was witnessed in Copenhagen in 2009, the last time the world took a shot at finalising a climate agreement. At that time, presidents and prime ministers from over 110 countries had flown ...
Britain to host next Commonwealth summit in 2018
Daily News and Analysis - 11/28/2015 11:17:50 PM
The next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), staged every two years and bringing together leaders from the 53-country organisation ... File Photo Getty Images Britain will host the next Commonwealth summit, in 2018, Downing Street announced ...
Wuzhen to host World Internet Conference
China Daily - 11/23/2015 5:18:41 PM
Delegates attend the closing ceremony of the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen ... can extend the life-span of the light source more than 10 times. Named in the country's top 10 most charming towns and one of the first batches of Chinese historic ...
World leaders make Queen wait at Malta party
Vanguard - 11/28/2015 7:50:14 PM
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles were made to wait for world leaders at a drinks reception in Malta on Friday after the high-level guests got stuck in traffic on the Mediterranean island. The queen and her eldest son were hosting a drinks party at the ...
Republic candidate Ben Carson says Middle East countries should take Syrian refugees
CP24 - 11/28/2015 8:23:03 AM
More than 4 million Syrians have fled war since 2011. Most were given temporary shelter in neighbouring countries, but overwhelmed hosts nations balk at long-term integration. President Barack Obama has said the U.S. will take in 10,000 refugees ...
LatAm hands climate bill to rich world at summit
Yahoo News - 11/28/2015 4:55:27 AM
Montevideo (AFP) - Latin America will demand that the richest and most polluting countries foot the bill for reducing harmful emissions at the world climate summit starting ... emissions 43 percent by 2030. The host of the summit, French Foreign Minister ...
Paris climate summit: world leaders told to iron out differences before talks end
The Guardian - 11/28/2015 8:01:34 AM
The highly unusual demand by the French hosts is a sign ... pledged by countries on emissions reductions. “If we add together all these contributions, we avoid catastrophe, in the form of the consequences of inaction, a world four, five or six degrees ...
Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin Denied Entry To China For Beauty Pageant (TWEET, POST)
HNGN - 11/28/2015 5:19:55 PM
Miss World Canada contestant Anastasia Lin was not allowed to board a flight to the Chinese city where the finals of the competition were being held, which she believes was in retaliation to her public criticism of human rights in the country, according to ...
WKU to host S. Miss/LaTech winner in C-USA title game
CollegeFootballTalk - 11/27/2015 10:28:54 PM
Newcastle United Premier League 10am ET Live Extra FIS Nordic-Combined Olympic Sports Sun 1am ET Live Extra FIS Cross-Country Olympic Sports Sun 4:15am ET Live Extra IBSF World Cup Olympic Sports Sun 5am ET USA West Ham United v. West Bromwich Albion ...
Qatar Bans Contractors Leaving Country in Rain-Damage Probe
New York Times - 11/28/2015 3:08:05 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the small, oil-rich country as it carries out a probe ... some derided as shoddy, ahead of hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
John McAfee: Volunteers are the key to a secure digital world
Digital Trends - 11/28/2015 4:22:39 PM
Over the years, governments around the world have been preparing ... It is only a matter of time before the country is forced to defend itself against widespread attacks against banks, nuclear power, the Internet, and other critical systems.
World Cup skiing streaming, on-demand services benefit U.S. athletes
Denver Post - 11/27/2015 5:49:44 PM
A new broadcast plan to elevate the country's colorful ski racers is even deeper ... Last season's investment in Beaver Creek for the hosting of the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships has enabled the USSA to cut spending for the Dec. 4-6 Audi Birds ...