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, 2012See also: Internet hosts map
What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations
Atlantic Online - 10/10/2013 4:01:37 PM
In other words, in all of the world’s largest Internet nations, there is still substantial room for growth. They also note that although many African countries appear relatively very small on the Internet penetration map, many of these countries have ...
'Running battle': How Google hopes to beat countries cracking down on Internet freedom
NBCNews.com - 10/23/2013 7:17:58 AM
They can establish a secure connection with someone across the world, in a free-Internet country, whom they trust, and read and post online without surveillance or blocking. Chinese citizens already use similar connections to get around what is known as ...
The Most Popular Websites in the World, Country-by-Country
Gizmodo - 10/3/2013 12:28:01 PM
This map shows the most visited websites around the world, broken down country-by-country. Assembled by Mark Graham and Stefano De Sabbata for Information Geographies, the map—based on Alexa data—depicts countries sized by Internet population.
The U.S. Has More Internet Porn Than Any Other Country
Gizmodo - 8/14/2013 1:55:56 PM
It's Holland, it's sexually liberal, and many of the web hosting companies are located there, and not regulated much at all, meaning they can make loads of cash. The Netherlands is also home to AMSIX, or the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, which is the world ...
Host country Canada wins three medals at 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
examiner.com - 3/17/2013 8:35:44 PM
The globalization of figure skating has never been more on display as it was at the 2013 World Figure ... represented countries like Germany, Italy, and South Korea had their superstars back on the podium. In the end, it was the host country that won ...
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 ... There are just 10 countries worldwide that host 86 percent of the web resources used to spread malware. For the second quarter in a row, this figure ...
World Porn League Table: UK Sits Not so Proudly in Third Place
International Business Times - 8/13/2013 3:51:40 PM
Figures show that the Dutch host more web pornography than any other European country, behind only the ... AMSIX is the Amsterdam Internet Exchange and is the worlds largest data transport hub in the world - accounting for around 10% of the world's ...
India to host 2018 men's hockey World Cup
in.com - 11/8/2013 6:44:40 AM
New Delhi: India has been awarded the 2018 men's hockey World Cup, the second time in a span of eight years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition three years ago. The 2018 edition will see an expanded ...
Brazil Introduces Its First World Cup Tourism Ads for 13 Countries
skift.com - 12/7/2013 12:29:40 PM
The draw, eagerly awaited by soccer fans around the world, places the 32 national teams in 8 groups and determines which teams will play each other first, and in which of the 12 Brazilian cities that will host World Cup games starting in June 2014.
The World's Friendliest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2011 11:53:31 PM
“Since the launch, we’ve watched it grow into the world’s largest survey of expats.” Respondents rated their host countries on a slew of factors related to economics, raising children and overall experience. To determine which were the ...
Even in the world’s richest country, it takes smartphones to end internet inequality
Quartz - 6/11/2013 7:36:42 PM
Cell phones are expected to bring the next billion internet users on board by 2015, but not all those new users will come from Africa and Asia. Plenty of them are members of late-adopting ethnic groups within the US. On the 2011 US Census Bureau survey ...
FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia for clarity on anti-LGBT laws
Raw Story - 8/14/2013 12:58:40 PM
It added: “FIFA expects that all guests in a FIFA World Cup host country whether they are fans, players, officials or media, experience a great FIFA World Cup irrespective of their sexual orientation. “FIFA is firmly convinced that the staging of the ...
World Cup host Brazil worth a closer look
New York Post - 10/6/2013 1:18:44 AM
For an ongoing and deadly serious news story, the Edward Snowden/US intelligence leaks saga often seems loaded with slapstick comedy. For example, Snowden’s revelations that the US has spied on Germany, Mexico and Brazil seem to have come as ...
Firm Is Accused of Sending Spam, and Fight Jams Internet
New York Times - 3/26/2013 11:59:49 PM
A squabble between a group fighting spam and a Dutch company that hosts Web sites said ... largest computer attacks on the Internet, causing widespread congestion and jamming crucial infrastructure around the world. Millions of ordinary Internet ...
A fascinating map of the world’s happiest and least happy countries
Washington Post - 9/11/2013 3:50:04 AM
Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands are the happiest countries in the world, according to the U.N.-sponsored ... As The Post’s Peter Whoriskey reported in 2012, researchers have debated a host of alternative survey methods, from diary ...