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
Developing countries host more than 80% of world’s refugees
dailyexaminer.com.au - 6/19/2013 7:45:42 AM
It also revealed developing countries hosted more than 80% of the world's refugees, with the 49 least-developed ... Syrian Arab Republic and Sudan in 2012. Pakistan was the host to the largest number of refugees, with 1.6 million, followed by Iran with ...
World Cup renovations shouldered by Brazilian taxpayers exceed $3 billion, lead to widespread protest
United Press International - 6/18/2013 4:00:48 PM
Brazil has tripled its initial budget for World Cup preparations, using taxpayer dollars to foot the bill. Brazil's World Cup bid said the country would spend less than $1 billion-- mostly private funding -- to renovate seven stadiums and build ...
World Cup only benefits outsiders, say Brazil protesters
CNN - 6/18/2013 7:42:43 PM
More than a thousand sat in Praca Sete de Setembro, a square in the center of the city, chanting against the government and the police. But they weren't the crowd's only enemy. A sign hung from a nearby balcony. It read: "Anti Copa." On the ...
Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup hosts amateurs in New York (Photos)
examiner.com - 6/18/2013 11:53:15 PM
Turkish Airlines is all about promoting golf with it's annual World Golf Final each fall in Turkey, but they are also looking to reward some amateur golfers with a trip to Turkey for the professional event. On Monday, June 17, New York’s ...
Mentor hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson in attempt to break world record (with video)
The News-Herald - 6/19/2013 3:20:51 AM
Local residents had visited the Mentor pool Tuesday morning to take part in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson, an annual event that happens across the country. Mentor joined in for the first time this year, and about 300 people participated in ...
Kochi will host World Economic Forum India Meet, says Oommen Chandy
in.com - 6/18/2013 11:46:06 PM
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's business capital, Kochi will host the prestigious the World Economic Forum's India meet November 8-9, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday. Chandy told reporters in Thiruvananthapuram that this is a rare ...
Iran reach 2014 World Cup; South Korea, Australia also qualify
CNN - 6/18/2013 6:45:27 PM
(CNN)-- Iran, South Korea and Australia all booked a place in next year's FIFA World Cup following a dramatic final round of group matches in the Asian qualifying competition. A second-half goal from Reza Ghoochannejhad was enough for Iran to ...
HostingCon 2013: Internet Freedom and How Web Hosts Can Protect It
WHIR - 6/18/2013 8:47:08 PM
In a general session on Tuesday morning at HostingCon 2013, a panel moderated by Christian Dawson ... Nicole Henderson is the Editor in Chief of the Web Host Industry Review where she covers daily news and features online, as well as in print.
Valcke fears for World Cup pitches
Goal.com - 6/18/2013 8:15:31 AM
Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has expressed his fear that pitches in Brazil will not be ready to host ... country’s infrastructure by the start of next summer’s competition. “The legacy is something that’s more than just after the ...
Blatter: "Brazil asked to host World Cup"
The Global Times - 6/19/2013 1:40:38 AM
The 77-year-old Swiss admitted he had discussed the situation with Brazil's sports minister Aldo Rebelo. "This is a matter for the Brazilian government and the governments of the specific regions," Blatter said. "It's up to them to resolve it. The only ...
UN Seeks Host Countries for Syrian Refugees
CBN.com - 6/11/2013 6:17:57 PM
Since the beginning of Syria's civil war, more than 1.5 million Syrians have fled the country seeking refuge. U.N. officials think that number could reach 3.5 million by the end of the year. According to agency spokesman Adrian Edwards, the U.N. is seeking ...
British Spy On World Leaders, Earn Title of World’s Worst Hosts
Wonkette (satire) - 6/16/2013 11:55:38 PM
Worst use of espionage EVER. While the G20 may be an important event when world leaders gather to discuss important topics of global policy and cooperation, spying is supposed to be for cool stuff to make an awesome movie out of. There is no way Matt Damon ...
Rivaldo says Brazil shouldn't host the World Cup next year
New York Daily News - 6/19/2013 3:28:00 AM
Former Brazilian international Rivaldo voiced his support for the growing anti-government protests in his country while blasting local officials for neglecting social issues in order to finance the 2014 World Cup. "We are not able to host the World Cup at ...
Host families still needed for International Choral Festival
kpax - 6/18/2013 3:17:51 PM
MISSOULA - The organizers for a festival featuring world-class singers from international countries are desperately seeking Missoula host families. Choirs from 18 countries will perform in Missoula's ninth International Choral Festival in less ...
Rivaldo: Brazil are not able to host the World Cup
Rant Sports - 6/19/2013 12:36:12 AM
Brazil World Cup winner and legend Rivaldo has stated that ... Stowe Gregory is an English featured Soccer and Sports writer for RantSports.com. Follow him or tweet on Twitter @stowegregory. Or add to circles on Google