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
Japan to host world conference on disaster risk reduction next year
preventionweb.net - 5/24/2013 10:18:14 AM
Japan will host the world conference slated to be held next year at which countries will adopt the successor to the current global blueprint for disaster risk reduction ... they can request hourly weather updates or query the probability of seismic events ...
Pakistan in line to host Squash World Cup 2015
Nation - 5/25/2013 1:27:20 AM
ISLAMABAD - The Asian Squash Federation (ASF) has awarded nominated Pakistan as the sole contender for hosting the Squash World Cup 2015 and awarded Junior World Cup to Jordan. In an exclusive interview with The Nation on Friday, Pakistan Squash Federation ...
Baku to host 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
Today's Zaman - 5/24/2013 2:00:08 PM
Organized in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the UN World Tourism Organization, the Council of Europe, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...
Germany is the 'Most Popular Country in the World'
CNBC - 5/23/2013 12:42:35 PM
Europe's largest economy, Germany, which has been criticized for not doing enough to help struggling euro zone countries, has topped a poll as the world's most popular country. The survey, carried out for the BBC, polled 26,000 people in 25 countries and ...
Microsoft Names SherWeb 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year
Bloomberg - 5/23/2013 6:26:10 PM
Microsoft Names SherWeb 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year PR Newswire SHERBROOKE, QC, May 23, 2013 Leading cloud provider earns prestigious global title with value-added services and technical expertise SHERBROOKE, QC, May 23, 2013 ...
Little Big Town to Host 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock'
The Boot (blog) - 5/23/2013 3:05:45 PM
The four members of Little Big Town will collectively host ABC's 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock' broadcast when it airs later this summer. The group made the announcement via YouTube Thursday morning. They will take over after Luke ...
Osun to host 2013 Oodua World Children’s Day
Spy Ghana - 5/24/2013 10:49:51 PM
The Chairman of the Oodua World Children Day, Oguntola Toogun has revealed ... of Osun participating in the calisthenics display and will play host to other guests from within the country and outside. The event will also host governors, lawmakers ...
Brazil buys robots for World Cup, Olympic security
United Press International - 5/24/2013 4:08:59 PM
Brazil will host both Pope Francis and ... according to CNET. The country is reportedly spending $900 million on drones, helicopters and surveillance equipment ahead of the World Cup in an effort to make it "one of the most protected sports ...
Veracruz hosts IATTC annual meeting
FIS - 5/21/2013 7:54:27 PM
The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) has announced the Mexican government that the port of Veracruz was selected to host its first 2013 annual meeting. The meeting, attended by officials and experts from 22 countries, will take place between ...
Goa hosts one of world's largest cruise liners
Times of India - 5/24/2013 5:56:21 PM
PANAJI: Royal Caribbean International's "Mariner of the Seas", a larger cruise liner with nearly 3000 passengers onboard arrived at the Mormugao port from Dubai on Friday. A traditional reception with Goan music and dance was organized for the ...
Three Rivers Festival to host world eating champs
Charleston Daily Mail - 5/23/2013 11:12:30 PM
Fairmont will be serving up 55 dozen fresh pepperoni rolls to the world's hungriest eaters this weekend ... The home of the beloved snack - Country Club Bakery - will produce dozens upon dozens of rolls for the competition. "Back when we first started ...
Canada Hosts Panel on Mental Health at the World Health Assembly
Live-pr.com - 5/20/2013 7:55:38 PM
The World Health Assembly is the main governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), representing over 194 countries. Canada has been a member of the WHO since its inception in 1948.
World’s newest country go in hunt of rhinos
wildlifenews.co.uk - 5/22/2013 7:03:09 PM
The world’s newest country ... Ekeno said that if any rhino were found then the country would immediately seek to get them protected under CITES and would welcome the opportunity to work with other rhino host nations to establish a breeding programme ...
In Slovakia, French Wines Triumph at World Championship
Med India - 5/19/2013 2:34:42 PM
In Slovakia, the first Central European country to host one of the world's top five wine competitions, France burnished its winemaking credentials by winning the prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) at the international wine contest. The host ...
Venezuela TV host goes off air after opposition links him to supposed Cuban intelligence agent
Washington Post - 5/21/2013 8:51:43 PM
The announcement on his program “La Hojilla” (The Razor Blade) late Monday came hours after opposition lawmaker Ismael Garcia released a recording in which Silva purportedly is heard discussing divisions in the government following the death of ...