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
Netflix Wants the World: Can It Really Expand to 200 Countries in 2 Years?
Variety - 1/22/2015 11:24:34 AM
But Netflix — already the world’s biggest subscription VOD service, operating in 50 countries — will face a host of challenges in expanding ... said the cost of Internet bandwidth and the adoption of broadband is a crucial factor.
Best Western Premier Hotel hosts world investors
Ghana Web - 1/23/2015 5:54:06 AM
Ghana’s famous four-star luxurious hotel, Best Western Premier Hotel, Accra has once again demonstrated exceptional leadership in Ghanaian hospitality industry by hosting a group ... for managing the country’s economy with the world’s powerful ...
Pete Bevacqua set to host new show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio
World Golf - 1/23/2015 12:13:30 PM
Bevacqua and co-host Brian Katrek will discuss the world of golf, focusing on the important role ... and will take calls from listeners around the country. "This show is another example of a great partner in SiriusXM providing us with a platform to ...
Delaware first in Internet speed; southern counties lag
Delaware Online - 1/25/2015 4:54:28 AM
Delaware recorded a higher average peak speed than several industrialized countries including Japan at 65.1 mgps and Canada, which averaged a peak speed of 43.7. Akami Technologies Inc., a Cambridge, Massachussetts, provider of Internet hosting services ...
Horizon: Help protect families from Ebola with World Vision
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 1/22/2015 10:08:49 PM
Throughout the fright of modern society, the World Health Organization (WHO) saved the trouble of people reporting false reports of Ebola on the Internet by stating that the Ebola outbreak has been controlled in the area of West Africa and close countries ...
NHL, NHLPA reveal 2016 World Cup of Hockey
WSBT 22 - 1/24/2015 9:23:30 PM
"I grew up watching the World Cup," Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane said. "I think it'll be really competitive, and I think we all take a lot of pride in playing for our country and being ... Minnesota will host Chicago on Feb. 21 at TCF Bank ...
How state Internet speeds compare with countries around the world
Washington Post - 1/8/2015 9:46:39 AM
On average, Internet speeds in Delaware are faster than in all but two countries. In fact ... measured by Akamai Technologies, which hosts content online and claims to deliver between 15 percent and 30 percent of all Web traffic. The data represents ...
World’s top doc makers go digital in Adelaide
Adelaide Now - 1/26/2015 1:28:41 PM
WHEN Adelaide hosts an annual high ... television, internet and apps.” Last year, the Australian International Documentary Conference attracted more than 500 delegates from 19 different countries, with a mix of public and private broadcasters.
Vision Internet's First Innovation in Online Government Academy Draws Local Gov Leaders to Manhattan Beach, California
EIN News Desk World News Report - 1/22/2015 10:51:46 PM
City of Manhattan Beach Information Systems Manager Leilani Flores Emnace said, "It was great to host the event ... events across the country this year in partnership with local government clients. For information about Vision Internet's transformative ...
As the EU contemplates imposing a tax on US internet firms, is this a step backwards?
CITY A.M. - 1/21/2015 1:02:59 AM
And while some digital firms may be able to handle a higher tax bill, it’s hard to see why they’d put up with such a petulant host ... the world. Business conducted in a country should be subject to all the taxes in that country and the internet ...
EU Launches Anti-Terrorism Projects With Muslim Countries
Voice of America - 1/19/2015 4:28:47 PM
Afterwards, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said the EU will be sharing information on suspected terrorists and possible attacks with many countries throughout the Arab world ... So that creates a whole host of issues for the European Union ...
UNO to host free sports clinics, fundraiser at Stinson Park
Omaha.com - 1/21/2015 11:40:05 AM
The University of Nebraska at Omaha will hosts its annual Claussen-Leahy Run and walk on April ... Winners will be announced on Monday. Copyright ©2015 Omaha World-Herald. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten ...
What if China held a world internet conference and the world didn’t show up?
Quartz - 11/18/2014 10:28:38 PM
When China hosts the country’s very first “World Internet Conference” this week in the city of Wuzhen, speakers will include top executives from China’s internet giants like Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu, along with executives from “Qualcomm ...
Australia Falls In World Internet Speed Rankings; New Zealand Ranks Higher Than Australia
International Business Times - 1/13/2015 5:40:19 PM
Despite Internet providers in the country saying they are giving high definition of 4K streaming, the actual speed is slower compared to the rest of the world. Gregory said another development in the U.S. might push Australia further down the rankings in ...
A guide to golf course webcams around the world
PGA - 1/13/2015 10:52:18 AM
But even if you can't get out and play, you can keep tabs on what's happening at some of the most famous courses around the world. Thanks to the Internet and invention ... and shoreline in the distance. The host of the 2014 Ryder Cup might be just a ...