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
What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations
Atlantic Online - 10/10/2013 4:01:37 PM
The Internet we each see every day is an infinitesimally ... countries fall into the top category (>80%) of Internet penetration (and indeed India falls into the lowest category, at <20% penetration). In other words, in all of the world’s largest ...
'Running battle': How Google hopes to beat countries cracking down on Internet freedom
NBCNews.com - 10/23/2013 7:17:58 AM
They can establish a secure connection with someone across the world, in a free-Internet country, whom they trust ... In an initiative called Project Shield, Google is also offering to host websites that come under politically motivated shutdown attacks.
The Most Popular Websites in the World, Country-by-Country
Gizmodo - 10/3/2013 12:28:01 PM
Baidu is well known as the most used search engine in China, which is currently home to the world’s largest Internet population at over half a billion users. At the same time, we see a puzzling fact that Baidu is also listed as the most visited website ...
The U.S. Has More Internet Porn Than Any Other Country
Gizmodo - 8/14/2013 1:55:56 PM
ARCHITECTURE - DESIGN - SCIENCE - SPACE - ART - APPLE - GOOGLE - MICROSOFT - MOBILE - PALEOFUTURE - TIPS S America: land of the free, home of the most internet porn in the universe. According to a study, the U.S. of A hosts 60 percent—or 428 million ...
Host country Canada wins three medals at 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
examiner.com - 3/17/2013 8:35:44 PM
The globalization of figure skating has never been more on display as it was at the 2013 World Figure ... represented countries like Germany, Italy, and South Korea had their superstars back on the podium. In the end, it was the host country that won ...
For Internet Safety, Russia Most Dangerous In World
Forbes - 11/2/2012 6:00:53 PM
When it comes to internet security breaches around the world, nowhere on the planet is more dangerous than Russia and the surrounding countries. According to a third quarter threat assessment report released Friday by Moscow-based cyber security ...
World Porn League Table: UK Sits Not so Proudly in Third Place
International Business Times - 8/13/2013 3:51:40 PM
Figures show that the Dutch host more web pornography than any other European country, behind only the ... AMSIX is the Amsterdam Internet Exchange and is the worlds largest data transport hub in the world - accounting for around 10% of the world's ...
The World's Friendliest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2011 11:53:31 PM
These are the countries where it’s easiest to befriend locals, learn the language, fit into the new culture and ... and the same for South Africa. Full List: The World’s 10 Friendliest Countries HSBC surveyed 4,127 expatriates in more ...
India to host 2018 men's hockey World Cup
in.com - 11/8/2013 6:44:40 AM
New Delhi: India has been awarded the 2018 men's hockey World Cup, the second time in a span of eight years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition three years ago. The 2018 edition will see an expanded ...
A fascinating map of the world’s happiest and least happy countries
Washington Post - 9/11/2013 3:50:04 AM
Syria also falls within the bottom 10. The United States ranks 17th of the 156 ranked countries, behind Mexico (16) and Panama (15). The happiness metrics are highest in the Western, developed world: North America, Western Europe and Australia. But ...
Even in the world’s richest country, it takes smartphones to end internet inequality
Quartz - 6/11/2013 7:36:42 PM
Smartphones may remain a luxury item for older Americans, but 77% of 18-29 year olds making less than $30,000 own one. So while owning a home computer may still be impractical for many Americans, using the internet via a smartphone is increasingly becoming ...
FIFA asks 2018 World Cup host Russia for clarity on anti-LGBT laws
Raw Story - 8/14/2013 12:58:40 PM
It added: “FIFA expects that all guests in a FIFA World Cup host country whether they are fans, players, officials or media, experience a great FIFA World Cup irrespective of their sexual orientation. “FIFA is firmly convinced that the staging of the ...
World Cup host Brazil worth a closer look
New York Post - 10/6/2013 1:18:44 AM
Forgiv eme, but I saw it the other way. I’d have been far more distressed and astonished to learn that we weren’t spying on those countries. And with Brazil hosting both next year’s soccer World Cup — for which the US team has qualified ...
Firm Is Accused of Sending Spam, and Fight Jams Internet
New York Times - 3/26/2013 11:59:49 PM
“Nobody ever deputized Spamhaus to determine what goes and does not go on the Internet,” Mr. Kamphuis said. “They worked themselves into that position by pretending to fight ... a Dutch SWAT team. “Dutch authorities and the police have ...
UAE ranked 9th best country in the world for expats
Gulf News - 10/29/2013 11:53:00 PM
These are just some of the factors that prompted many expatriates in the latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey to choose the UAE as the best country in the world for foreigners ... on expat attitudes towards their host countries in terms of several parameters ...