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
Russian Lockdown on the Internet Continues with Strict Data Storage Regulations
WHIR - 9/26/2014 5:04:57 PM
Laws put in place over this year will have an effect on any cloud or hosting company attempting to do business with Russia. Legislation is becoming so restrictive it may even cut out the rest of the tech world ... the entire internet of the country.
NILE VARSITY HOSTS INTERNATIONAL CONFAB ON ELECTRONICS
TMCnet.com - 9/30/2014 11:38:05 AM
(Daily Trust (Nigeria) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) University lecturers from 20 countries across the world yesterday converged on Abuja ... said Nile University is the first institution that hosts the conference in Africa since its commencement in 2004.
Citrix Hosts Panel with South Florida Internet Tech Luminaries
Yahoo Finance - 9/24/2014 3:05:38 PM
Citrix (CTXS) and the South Florida Technology Alliance today announced it will host a panel discussion with South Florida industry luminaries who 20 years ago built new digital businesses around the World Wide Web that changed the way we work. These ...
The Most Popular Websites in the World, Country-by-Country
Gizmodo - 10/3/2013 3:26:58 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.
Olbermann calls Dallas radio host ‘worst person in the world’ for Adrian Peterson to Cowboys column
Dallas Morning News - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
ESPN commentator Keith Olbermann declared Dallas sports radio host Shan Shariff his “Worst Person in the World” on a recent episode of ... We would welcome you with open arms like no one else in the country. Said Olbermann of the passage: “You ...
World Cup 2014: Host Brazil Stunned by Germany in Semifinal
New York Times - 7/8/2014 9:31:37 PM
The final will be played there on Sunday, but it will be Germany walking onto this country’s most famous stage to face either the Netherlands or Argentina in a bid for its fourth World Cup title. Brazil will play on Saturday in Brasília instead ...
Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'
theguardian.com - 7/21/2014 10:53:26 AM
Information is strictly controlled in North Korea, which does not have a free press, and only allows internet access to an elite few ... which rates North Korea as one of the worst countries in the world for press freedom. Earlier this year, helped ...
The World Cup Is Going To Shatter Internet Traffic Records
The Business Insider - 6/10/2014 3:02:30 PM
The FIFA World Cup is going to shatter internet traffic records ... That's the same amount of traffic the entire country of Brazil (the World Cup's host country) generates in three months. What's more, Cisco claims that the mobile traffic generated ...
Why the U.S. Should Host the 2022 World Cup
The Motley Fool - 7/10/2014 3:09:52 PM
Alan Rothenberg, who was president of the U.S. Soccer Federation in 1994 and was head of the World Cup Organizing Committee, said at the time that hosting the tournament brought the country $4 billion ... That, along with the Internet, has allowed more ...
Turkey Prosecutes Twitter Users, Hosts Internet Freedom Forum
Mashable - 9/3/2014 3:37:42 PM
Turkey is currently hosting the Internet Governance Forum ... Amnesty International called on these countries and others to set a better example for the world. "Although the Internet has allowed free expression to flourish in many places where it had ...
PH to host Miss World 2014?
Rappler - 2/5/2014 11:57:17 PM
Miss World Philippines pageant director Cory Quirino is working to have the country host the next Miss World pageant. Quirino and Young personally presented their proposal to Vice President Jejomar Binay at the Coconut Palace in Pasay on February 6.
U.S. Internet Speed Slows Compared To Other Countries: Report
The Huffington Post - 7/24/2013 4:29:42 PM
And again, ninth out of 243 countries isn't bad. But if America's large cable companies keep pricing their services so as to discourage high-speed broadband adoption, the Internet in the U.S. will only keep slowing down relative to the rest of the world.
Brazil By Numbers: Must Know Facts About The Host of The FIFA World Cup
Forbes - 7/3/2014 4:15:26 PM
Brazilians are some of the most active Facebook users in the world! Brazilians publish the most number of posts out of all Facebook countries. The global average ... in parcelas over 6 months.” To sum up, Brazil is definitively not the best place to ...
Gabon Wagers on High-Speed Internet
The World Bank - 1/12/2014 11:57:07 PM
With World Bank assistance, Gabon has invested heavily in infrastructure such as fiber optics, with the aim of providing high-speed Internet ... regional hub hosting enterprises in the sector. The authorities of the middle-income African country have ...
Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Grew Five-Fold In Six Years: Africa And Asia-Pacific Show Rapid Growth In Internet Adoption!
Dazeinfo - 5/6/2014 12:09:15 PM
The Asia-Pacific region will host a whopping 3.6 billion mobile subscribers ... 3 Billion People In The World Will Be Online In 2015 The number of internet users in developing countries has doubled in five years, from 974 million in 2009, to 1.9 billion ...