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
UEFA president says few countries can host 48-team World Cup
The Miami Herald - 3/21/2017 7:30:22 AM
There are only a few countries in Europe that would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Tuesday. FIFA decided in January to expand its biggest event from 32 to 48 teams for the 2026 tournament. Speaking during a ...
World X-country to give Shs6b economic boost
Daily Monitor - 3/22/2017 8:00:48 PM
Kampala is the fifth African city to host the World Cross Country Championships after Rabat (1975), Stellenbosch ... Transport within town using city cabs, airtime and internet costs where there is no wifi is another source of income to the local industry.
Uganda Ranked 7th Top Internet Using Country in Africa
PC Tech Magazine - 3/22/2017 2:10:03 PM
American Business Magazine Forbes has ranked Uganda as the 7th top internet Using Country on the African continent ... 27.4% of the continents total internet usage According to Internet World Stats, Africa makes up 9.1% of the global total internet ...
Where are the world's happiest countries?
CNN - 3/20/2017 6:05:39 AM
After ranking fourth for the last two years, Norway jumped three spots and displaced three-time winner Denmark to take the title of "world's happiest country" for the first ... while Erasmus University in Rotterdam is hosting three-day meeting on happiness ...
UN atomic agency co-hosts international meeting on cancer in developing countries
UN News Centre - 3/22/2017 5:51:57 PM
Each year, 8.8 million people die from cancer, mostly in low- and middle-income countries, according to figures from the World Health Organization (WHO). The figure is so high that is accounts for two and a half times more people killed than those who die ...
World Cup holders Germany have an array of legends throughout their history… and here are nine of the greatest
The Sun - 3/22/2017 9:59:30 AM
Klose overtook Brazilian legend Ronaldo in Brazil in 2014 with a goal in the 7-1 stuffing of the hosts en-route to Germany’s most recent triumph. In the process of securing his country’s fourth world title, Klose became Die Mannschaft’s all-time top ...
World donors pledge $75 million to protect cultural heritage sites from war, terrorism
Los Angeles Times - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors' conference in the Louvre Museum in Paris, said the goal for the heritage fund is $100 million, and he and urged other countries around the world to contribute ... and will host the fund in Geneva.
59 Countries & Regions Set For World Cross Country Meet In Uganda
sportzwiki.com - 3/22/2017 2:38:41 PM
Kampala, March 22 (IANS) A total of 59 countries and regions will ... must ensure the medals remain at home. The hosts expect stiff competition from the likes of Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea which have world stars. Meanwhile, athletes have started arriving ...
Hosting World Cup Finals demands much of Aspen businesses, but delivers big marketing returns
Denver Post - 3/17/2017 3:20:24 PM
Visitors from dozens of countries have rallied ... lodge owners to pony up for the World Cup. Its easier to deliver rooms for the end-of-January X Games because that’s historically a slow season. But after 16 years of hosting the winter circus at ...
Team USA reaches World Baseball Classic title game
Los Angeles Daily News - 3/21/2017 9:35:03 PM
LOS ANGELES >> Dodger Stadium will host the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the second time Wednesday. This time, the host country will have a chance to win the tournament on its own turf. Team USA beat Japan 2-1 on Tuesday night before ...
Five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
... are often outside of the western world. While Americans often make fun of other countries for their allegedly poor services, the United States doesn’t even rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds. Asia and eastern Europe have ...
The countries with the fastest internet, charted
Quartz - 12/18/2016 11:53:58 PM
At 26.3 megabits per second, it was the only country above the 25 Mbps threshold in ... Between 1996 and 2001, there was a six-fold rise in Korean internet hosts. And South Korea is the world leader in broadband adoption with a rate of 78%—”10 ...
Global Internet Connection Speeds Climbing, Akamai Says
WHIR - 3/22/2017 6:42:04 PM
See also: Akamai Report Shows Increase in IPv6, Broadband Speed The number of countries with an ... also increased by 6, to 58. “Internet connection speeds continued to show positive long-term trends around the world, with particularly strong year ...
FIFA World Cup host nations list – hosting countries list!
sillyseason.com - 1/18/2017 7:53:47 AM
FIFA World Cup host nations list? FIFA World Cup hosting countries list? Which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup before? Have you ever wanted to find out on which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup before? Well, if you have then worry not ...