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 Miami Herald - 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 ...
World Cross Country Championship : Kampala hosts first major sports showpiece
pulse.com.gh - 3/23/2017 3:13:17 PM
"Uganda have a very strong team led by the 2014 World and African 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei and Timothy Toroitich, winner of two big international cross-country races in Spain this winter," Kosgei told AFP. "Being the hosts should also gives the ...
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 ...
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's happiest country? Norway
Click On Detroit - 3/20/2017 10:37:40 AM
After ranking fourth for the last two years, Norway jumped three spots and displaced three-time winner Denmark to take the title of "world's happiest country" for the first ... while Erasmus University in Rotterdam is hosting three-day meeting on happiness ...
World Cup qualifying in Europe: State of play in groups
The State South Carolina's Homepage - 3/23/2017 12:07:10 PM
Level on points with the Dutch, Sweden hosts Belarus. Losing to Hungary could seriously jeopardize the chances of Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal making it to the World Cup ... midfield and at left back for his country. Gareth Bale has already scored ...
U-17 World Cup: Here's why Goa is unlikely to get marquee matches
Rediff India Abroad - 3/23/2017 4:53:30 PM
Photograph: AIFF Media One of the traditional hubs of Indian football alongside Kolkata and Kerala, Goa's chances of hosting marquee matches in the FIFA U-17 World Cup appear to ... event is to be held across the country in six centres from October 6 ...
Pope Francis: Europe Migrant Crisis Is ‘Greatest Tragedy Since World War II’
Breitbart News - 3/23/2017 12:57:17 PM
Pope Francis used strong language to describe Europe’s migrant crisis Wednesday, calling it the greatest tragedy since the Second World War. After his weekly ... not become part of the culture of their host country. As an example of this, he said that ...
Female hosts on Airbnb earn more than $10b: Report
Tour Experience - 3/23/2017 4:53:30 PM
Airbnb country manager for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In 2016, over 200,000 female hosts from around the world are estimated to have obtained at least $5,000 each through Airbnb. In Indonesia, the number of female hosts has reportedly grown by ...
World donors pledge $75 million to protect cultural heritage sites from war, terrorism
Los Angeles Times - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors' conference in the Louvre Museum in Paris, said the goal for the heritage fund is $100 million, and he and urged other countries around the world to contribute ... and will host the fund in Geneva.
The world’s first official gaming-company newsletter, now preserved online
Ars Technica - 3/22/2017 8:19:17 AM
Consider this your regularly scheduled reminder that the Internet Archive continues to host some of the coolest relics of nerd history. Now, the scan-and-upload team led by Jason Scott delivers quite the piece of video game nostalgia: the Atari Coin ...
According To This Report, Lagos Is One Of The Cheapest Cities In The World
streetrequest.com - 3/24/2017 12:10:09 AM
This report is a purpose-built internet tool ... expensive city in the world retaining this position for the fourth consecutive year. If the report is anything to go by, guess we’ll have a lot of foreigners soon in the country and that means less of ...
World Cup holders Germany have an array of legends throughout their history… and here are nine of the greatest
The Sun - 3/22/2017 9:59:30 AM
Klose overtook Brazilian legend Ronaldo in Brazil in 2014 with a goal in the 7-1 stuffing of the hosts en-route to Germany’s most recent triumph. In the process of securing his country’s fourth world title, Klose became Die Mannschaft’s all-time top ...
World Baseball Classic 2017 Final: Start Time, TV Schedule and Live Stream Info
Bleacher Report - 3/22/2017 10:16:48 PM
However, the host country has failed to reach the final game in any year until now. The squad will now have a lot of support from its home fans as it tries to become the new world champions. Of course, Puerto Rico will not make things easy. The squad is 7 ...
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 ...