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 News & Observer - 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 ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
A scathing column in the Chinese government publication Global Times condemns the nation’s Communist allies in North Korea as “the most insecure country in the world,” calling ... and China. His hosts in China appeared extremely pleased by Tillerson ...
Pakistan may not be richest country in world, but is happiest in South Asia: Pak envoy Abdul Basit
India TV - 3/25/2017 7:47:06 AM
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday proudly said that his country may not be the richest in the world but it is definitely the ... Day celebration which was also attended by a host of other dignitaries and political leaders.
Europe lacks countries who could host 48-team World Cup - UEFA president
espnfc.com - 3/9/2017 11:58:07 PM
Gianni Infantino delves into FIFA's 48-team revamp of the World Cup and what it means for football development. Only a few European countries would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said. In January, FIFA decided to ...
FIFA VP wants guaranteed World Cup entry for all co-hosts
The Miami Herald - 3/24/2017 2:04:41 AM
"We are continuing that dialogue with the three countries and it's going in the right direction," Montagliani said of a triple-hosting plan that is not formally agreed. "We'll see where we end up." FIFA should confirm 2026 World Cup bid rules at its ...
Uganda: Team Uganda - Who Is Who At World X-Country
AllAfrica - 3/25/2017 9:34:28 AM
Tomorrow, Ugandan talent will mingle with global stars on home soil at the 42nd IAAF World Cross-country Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds. SCORE profiles the team that will represent the hosts in the battle for glory in five events ...
DMOZ Internet Directory Re-Launches at DMOZLive.com After Unexpected Shuttering by Host AOL
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2017 12:48:56 PM
March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, AOL shut down DMOZ.com, the official homepage of the DMOZ Internet Directory ... our sincere thanks to the dedicated DMOZ editors around the world who have helped keep the Open Directory Project moving forward ...
UN atomic agency co-hosts international meeting on cancer in developing countries
UN News Centre - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 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 ...
The World Prepares For Earth Hour 2017
graffiotech.com - 3/26/2017 12:03:37 PM
Hilton is hosting a #Travelwithpurposecontest where winners receive a free five-night stay in Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre in Iceland. But the most important question is are we doing enough? Around the world homes, workplaces and iconic landmarks ...
Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors over 2006 World Cup fraud allegations
The Sun - 3/23/2017 5:14:58 PM
The 70-year-old, a World Cup winner as a player and a manager with West Germany, was named last year by the Attorney General of Switzerland as one of four men facing proceedings. Keep up to date with ALL the latest football news, gossip and rumours The ...
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 ...
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 ...
Canada win CPT World Women’s Curling Championship 2017
worldcurling.org - 3/26/2017 11:34:59 AM
who were in their first-ever world final, conceded. During the closing ceremony, it was announced that Bingyu Wang [pictured below with chief umpire Dave Petturson], from the host team, China, is the Frances Brodie Award winner for 2017. This award is ...
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 ...
Compassion Experience offers glimpse into 'another world'
Aiken Standard - 3/25/2017 8:54:31 PM
TruerNorth is hosting The Compassion Experience, a mobile experience where people learn what life is like in Third World countries through exhibits at the church. Compassion International, the nonprofit organization in charge of the event, will be in town ...