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
Somalia: World Bank Hosts Discussion on Country Health Status Note
Press Release Point - 2/22/2017 1:07:12 AM
World Bank experts, Somali Government counterparts and international development partners convened around the newly released Country Health Status Note. “This Roundtable discussion harmonizes the health development approach used by country systems and ...
FIFA considering having 4 countries co-host 2026 World Cup
Fox Sports - 2/17/2017 1:05:59 AM
The 2026 World Cup could be split across four countries if FIFA have their way. On Thursday, FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced that soccer’s governing body would encourage applications to co-host the tournament. “We will encourage co-hosting ...
Trump's feminist critics gagged by Chinese internet giant Weibo
The Guardian - 2/22/2017 7:26:36 AM
Ban may reflect Beijing’s nervousness about the state of US-China relations in the Trump era Chinese feminists have hit out at their country’s answer to Twitter after it gagged one of their movement’s most visible social media accounts in an apparent ...
The countries with the world’s fastest mobile internet
Quartz - 2/22/2017 8:59:39 AM
If you’re after blazing mobile data speeds, you should go to South Korea, Norway, or Hungary. Those are the countries with the fastest mobile internet connections, clocking over 30 megabits per second on average, according to new research by data ...
Could AI-guided balloons bring the internet to developing countries?
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/17/2017 4:58:02 PM
But both firms could face headwinds over the developing countries they aim to serve, as The Christian Science Monitor reported last February. Free Basics, Facebook's competing proposal to offer affordable internet access around the world, has come under ...
ASEAN mulling 2034 World Cup bid - Myanmar
YAHOO Sports - 2/17/2017 5:48:08 PM
"For a country alone in the ASEAN region it's difficult to host the World Cup, but for several countries why not?" The decision to expand the World Cup has delighted footballing minnows in Asia, titillated by the once impossible prospect of making the ...
India to Host 2019 Combined World Cup for Shooting
northeasttoday.in - 2/22/2017 6:50:48 AM
India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019, a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will further boost the country’s profile as a global shooting destination. The National Rifle Association of India’s (NRAI ...
Telangana to host 16 countries for Global Buddhist heritage conference
Times of India - 2/22/2017 2:54:35 AM
The Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will inaugurate the event, which will be attended by international delegates from 16 countries such as Thailand ... attract several tourists from across the world.Apart from the Buddhavanam project, the ...
FIFA wants shared 2026 World Cup. The U.S., Mexico and Canada already were planning on it.
Washington Post - 2/16/2017 9:42:34 AM
We will certainly encourage it. Ideally the countries will be close to each other.” The idea that one nation should host large sporting events like the World Cup or the Olympics has come under question of late considering the staggering costs associated ...
The Internet Archive wants to host PACER records from U.S. courts and make them available for free
VentureBeat - 2/14/2017 2:21:07 AM
The Internet Archive wants to add a new string to its bow by becoming the official host of electronic records from U.S. courts ... is based in San Francisco with facilities throughout the world. For more than 20 years, the Internet Archive has been ...
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 ...
It's Time For World Leaders To Put Trump's America 'On Notice'
The Huffington Post - 2/21/2017 2:44:26 PM
HONG KONG ― The list of countries ... world, led by China and the EU, must continue without it. If the U.S. really does move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, members of the U.N. should threaten to move the headquarters out of New York ― or at ...
Who Will Host UEFA Euro 2024? Turkey Confirms It Will Bid To Host UEFA European Championship 2024
International Business Times - 2/15/2017 6:44:47 AM
Istanbul also lost out to Tokyo in the race to host the 2020 Olympics but authorities say the country is ready to host world class sports events after investing in large-scale infrastructure projects. “Turkey is the only country in Europe and in the ...
Kobayashi secures women's 10km cross-country skiing gold for hosts at Sapporo 2017
inside the games - 2/21/2017 1:11:23 PM
Japan's Yuki Kobayashi triumphed in the Sapporo 2017 women's 10 kilometre cross-country skiing event at the Shirahatayama ... The London Youth Games and the UCI Track Cycling World Cup.
Metropolitan Park to host World of Nations Celebration
News 4 Jax - 2/16/2017 7:22:23 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville residents will have the opportunity to explore 30 countries in a single visit without leaving the city at the 25th annual World of Nations celebration at Metropolitan Park. The event will kick off from 6 to 11 p.m. March 3 ...