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
On eve of Pope Francis visit to Poland, country refuses the red-carpet treatment
FOX News - 7/26/2016 2:28:38 PM
Francis will be in Krakow to celebrate World Youth Day, the event initiated more than 30 ... takes place every 2 or 3 years in a different city. In 2013, the host city was Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Polish bishops circulated a letter publicizing the event ...
Plug and Play Tech Center Partners with Fenox VC to Host Startup World Cup on the US West Coast
prnewswire.com - 7/26/2016 3:11:35 PM
Plug and Play Tech Center is the world's largest global technology accelerator and venture fund. Since inception in 2006, its program has expanded worldwide to include entrepreneurs from 24 countries ... to be chosen as the host for Startup World Cup's ...
Report: Six Richest Countries Host Less Than 9% Of The World's Refugees [Infographic]
Forbes - 7/21/2016 8:00:51 AM
According to a report released by Oxfam earlier this week, the top six wealthiest countries (accounting for almost 60 percent of the global economy) host a mere 9 percent of the world’s refugees. Between them, Germany, the United States, France ...
Facebook Turns to Solar Flight to Bring Internet to the World
Madison - 7/26/2016 12:26:56 PM
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has taken to the skies with a solar plane that it hopes can bring internet access to remote locations around the world. The first full-scale test flight occurred on June 28, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a video of the ...
World Briefs: Iraq struck by bombings that kill 23
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 7/26/2016 4:05:52 AM
China quiets the news HONG KONG — China has ordered several of the country’s most popular internet portals to halt much of their ... South Sudan — After a tumultuous two weeks in the world’s youngest country, a new shake-up is worsening the ...
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing claimed by al Shabaab
Hindustan Times - 7/26/2016 9:02:20 PM
The United States condemned the attack on the AMISOM peacekeeping force’s base, the latest by the militant group that wants to topple Somalia’s western-backed government and rule the Horn of Africa country according ... which hosts some 330,000 Somalis.
Cherokee Nation hosts important National Native American Veterans Memorial conversation
Tulsa World - 7/25/2016 7:27:29 AM
Cherokee Nation recently hosted a gathering for a public and open discussion on a project that is important to me and all of Indian Country: the future Native American Warrior Memorial in Washington, D.C. The forthcoming memorial will be housed on the ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 7/26/2016 7:04:49 AM
Nightclub shooting —Two teenagers were killed and at least 18 people were wounded early Monday when attackers raked a crowd with gunfire outside a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, that had been hosting ... of the country’s most popular internet ...
Strike Zone to host Connie Mack World Series
Cortez Journal - 7/25/2016 10:29:25 PM
The Strike Zone baseball club will play host for the Connie Mack World Series starting on Friday at Ricketts ... The six-team tournament includes teams from across the country, as well as Puerto Rico, and the host team is practicing all week to defend ...
As more athletes arrive, Olympic Village hosts 2,400 guests from 120 countries
Rio 2016 - 7/26/2016 8:33:42 PM
Six hundred of those guests are athletes, representing 120 countries ... While the sheer beauty of the host city seems to be enchanting the athletes, Angolan handball coach Felipe Cruz is still awaiting the arrival the world's elite bodies.
The US can’t go stomping on other countries’ laws. Period.
CNBC - 7/25/2016 5:50:15 PM
We are fast approaching a world ... and open internet. First, under the government's theory companies may be subject to inconsistent application of law –companies would be faced with mandated disclosure or delivery requirements from one country that ...
Olympic host Rio ready to samba
Today - 7/26/2016 8:12:14 PM
Damico, who was speaking at a media conference held yesterday at the embassy, pointed to Brazil’s extensive track record in hosting international events as reasons for his optimism. The list of events include the 2014 Fifa World Cup, 2013 Confederations ...
Walt Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports to open cheer and dance venue
WESH - 7/26/2016 8:59:21 AM
The new venue is expected to be completed within the next 18 months. ESPN Wide World of Sports is the host of Varsity Spirit's National High School Cheerleading Championships. The annual event draws more than 650 teams from across the country.
Todays World Travel Reviews Agatha Christie Birthday Celebrations in England
Yahoo Finance - 7/26/2016 4:05:52 AM
and additionally the country is host to many thrilling festivals and events that are meant to celebrate its rich history. In fact, there will be many such festivals in the coming months, and today Todays World Travel would like to recommend one of these ...
N.C. Regional Internet of Things event coming to Charlotte
Charlotte Observer - 7/26/2016 1:14:04 AM
In today’s hyper technology world, everything seems to be connecting to the Internet somehow. A group called the North Carolina Regional Internet of Things (RIoT) is trying to capitalize on this notion. And it’s hosting its first event in Charlotte ...