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
Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; poorer countries will lag, report shows
Reuters - 11/22/2016 5:55:16 AM
In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the internet. But only about 40 percent in developing countries and less than 15 percent in less-developed countries are online, according to a report by the U.N.'s International ...
Online News Site Blocked in 2022 World Cup Host Qatar
New York Times - 12/1/2016 6:34:42 AM
Doha News said its site was blocked the previous day, apparently and simultaneously by the country's two internet service providers ... and human rights group as it prepares to host soccer's World Cup in 2022, particularly over its treatment of its ...
Denmark to host 2019 World Cross Country Championships
Newstrack India - 12/2/2016 7:37:57 AM
Danish officials are also expressing high hopes for a fresh take on the event to be hosted in their country. "We are humbled by the trust of the IAAF to be able to once again host the world in our country," Danish Federation director Jakob Larsen remarked.
The world wide SPREAD: Map shows what the world would look like based on the number of internet users in each country
Daily Mail - 9/22/2014 10:50:18 AM
and Japan alone host more internet users than Europe and North America combined. The top category of internet penetration is where more than 80 per cent of residents are online, and few of the world’s largest countries fall into this category.
For Internet Safety, Russia Most Dangerous In World
Forbes - 11/2/2012 6:00:53 PM
When it comes to internet security breaches around the world, nowhere on the planet is more dangerous ... are nightmares for internet users. There are just 10 countries worldwide that host 86 percent of the web resources used to spread malware.
Which of the following countries will host the 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC)?
gktoday.in - 11/16/2016 11:56:08 PM
The 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC) (or Wuzhen Summit) will be held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province of China from December 16-18, 2015. The theme of the 2015 WIC is “An Interconnected World Shared and Governed by All—Building a Cyberspace Community of ...
Connecting to the world: Saudi Arabia to host Global Internet Forum
Al Bawaba - 10/19/2016 11:57:43 AM
Jeddah is expected to host ... or other countries and allow them to present their innovations and their distinguished ideas. He also added that they seek to allow participants to build strong relations to enhance the Arabic content on the Internet, and ...
The five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
As a perpetual traveler, I occasionally get stuck in a hotel with poor internet speeds, which causes me great frustration. However, internet around the world is typically ... rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds.
China to host 2018 race walking team world championships
Daijiworld - 12/2/2016 8:28:03 AM
"Of course, it's a great honor for us to host the 2018 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships," Du Zhaocai said after Taicang won the bid. "We're proud to see this competition come back to our country. In fact, race walking is very popular in China and ...
Legal raids in five countries seize botnet servers, sinkhole 800,000+ domains
Ars Technica - 12/1/2016 6:49:01 AM
Law enforcement officials seized command and control servers and took control of more than 800,000 Internet domains used by the botnet ... "The operation involves arrests and searches in five countries," representatives of the FBI and US Department ...
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 stated goal of the World Internet Conference ... He went on to say China’s Internet censorship “shares the same spirit with that of the U.S. and many other Western countries.” Chinese authorities unblocked access to these platforms in Wuzhen ...
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 ... the action indicated a tightening of censorship in the country, and condemned Tunisia's model for developing the Internet. "President Ben Ali believes that the fact that ...
World Relief moves into new office; hosts open house Friday
Quad-Cities Times - 12/1/2016 3:38:44 PM
Amy Rowell still had boxes and bags cluttering her new World Relief office 1852 16th St., Moline ... A democratic election a year ago in that Southeast Asian country provides some hope, she said. Refugees also have come from Bhutan and Iraq in Asia ...
Ten countries host half of world's refugees: report
Al JAZEERA - 10/4/2016 5:06:01 AM
"That situation is inherently unsustainable, exposing the millions fleeing war and persecution in countries like Syria, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Iraq to intolerable misery and suffering." Amnesty said many of the world's wealthiest nations "host the ...