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 News & Observer - 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 ...
LIST: Top 7 Highest Internet Using African Countries! You won’t believe the new #1!
howafrica.com - 3/24/2017 1:31:53 PM
Adding to the host of challenges hindering the growth of internet usage in Africa ... Uganda is an East African country and the world’s second most populous landlocked country in the world with an estimated population of 41.6 million; of which less ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/23/2017 10:51:25 PM
A scathing column in the Chinese government publication Global Times condemns the nation’s Communist allies in North Korea as “the most insecure country in the world,” calling ... and China. His hosts in China appeared extremely pleased by Tillerson ...
CONCACAF chief Montagliani wants entry for all World Cup co-hosts
espnfc.com - 3/24/2017 8:55:42 PM
"We are continuing that dialogue with the three countries and it's going in the right direction,'' Montagliani said of a triple-hosting plan that is not formally agreed. "We'll see where we end up.'' FIFA should confirm 2026 World Cup bid rules at its ...
Countries With the Fastest Internet Connections
worldatlas.com - 3/24/2017 4:09:22 PM
the internet users in developed countries began using the broadband internet. Almost all countries around the world had access to the faster broadband internet by 2014. Internet speed is measured in Mbps (megabytes per second). The data sourced from Akamai ...
Azerbaijan nurtures World Cup dream
India - 3/25/2017 4:33:49 AM
Baku, Mar 25 (AFP) Azerbaijan, better known for hosting glitzy Formula One races than for its football talent, have startled experts by moving to within reach of a first ever World Cup appearance. The energy-rich Caucasus country has poured massive ...
China, South Korea Meet in World Cup Qualifier Amid Tensions
NBC News - 3/24/2017 9:57:08 AM
The World Cup qualifying game in Changsha ... The snap election in May could bring the country's opposition Democratic Party to power. Its leader Moon Jae-in has expressed reservations about hosting an anti-missile system that might reinforce South Korea ...
Far from being finished, Trump has given the EU a chance to lead the world
CNN - 3/24/2017 3:47:53 PM
The EU institutions are collectively the fourth-largest donor in development aid, while European institutions run the most extensive election observation missions in the world. Moreover, they host far more refugees than any other developed country (except ...
As World Cup hope fades, Europeans turn to Nations League
The Miami Herald - 3/24/2017 9:42:49 AM
For European teams fading out of the 2018 World Cup picture ... being played in 13 different countries with no automatic entries for hosts. The remaining four Euro 2020 places are decided by playoffs in March 2020 with 16 more teams.
Uganda beefs up security ahead of World Cross Country meet
Webindia 123 - 3/24/2017 11:37:21 AM
Host Uganda has beefed up security in and around the capital Kampala where the 2017 World Cross Country athletics championships are slated to be held on March 26. Dominic Otuchet, President of Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF), on Thursday said that with ...
FIFA VP wants guaranteed World Cup entry for all co-hosts
The Modesto Bee - 3/24/2017 11:01:33 AM
"We are continuing that dialogue with the three countries and it's going in the right direction," Montagliani said of a triple-hosting plan that is not formally agreed. "We'll see where we end up." FIFA should confirm 2026 World Cup bid rules at its ...
Heaven after hell: How Team India became heroes after 2007 World Cup loss
Mid Day - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
India erased the bad memories of an early 2007 World Cup exit by becoming the first country to win the coveted trophy on home soil. Dhoni’s six over long-on sealed it for the hosts against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium. Yuvraj Singh, who scored 362 ...
Who connects Jewish cooking the world over? The whirlwind named Joan Nathan.
Washington Post - 3/24/2017 12:56:05 PM
“Before the Internet, I wrote letters to the editors of all the Jewish press and a lot of the secular press around the country, asking for good stories ... with a table full of foods from the then-known world,” Nathan writes in the introduction.
Irish hope united approach sparks 2023 World Cup success: rugby CEO
YAHOO Sports - 3/24/2017 10:25:46 AM
Ireland are one of three candidates bidding for the right to host the 2023 World Cup. Bid rivals South Africa and France have both staged the tournament before in 1995 and 2007 respectively. The country which secures the hosting rights will be revealed in ...
Cross-country skier Nikota Easterling is part of a modern family
ESPN - 3/23/2017 2:01:42 PM
Easterling, a cross-country skier on the U.S. Special Olympics World Games team, can be forgiven for the brief ... Olympics figure skater Sharita Taylor When Sharita Taylor and 'GMA' host Robin Roberts first met in the ESPN media room in Schladming ...