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
The world wide SPREAD: Map reveals the extent of internet use around the globe - and the countries that are still not online
Daily Mail - 9/22/2014 9:45:53 AM
and Japan alone host more internet users than Europe and North America combined. The top category of internet penetration is where more than 80 per cent of residents are online, and few of the world’s largest countries fall into this category.
The four countries that deserve to host the 2022 World Cup instead of Qatar
USA Today Sports For The Win - 6/10/2014 5:32:49 PM
When it comes to countries wanting to host the biggest competition of the world’s most beloved sport, the ocean is vast and the fish are plentiful. Here are some attractive candidates: For the purposes of hosting the World Cup, Portugal and Spain count ...
10 Countries With Best Internet Speed In The World
Silicon India - 11/8/2012 2:40:30 PM
With millions of web connections and multiple network service plans, here are the 10 countries that have the best internet speed in the world, according to the latest report from Akamai. Over 60 percent of internet consumers in this European country access ...
Turkey unveils legislation to tighten control over internet
Financial Times - 9/9/2014 9:35:39 PM
Turkey has pushed through new legislation that tightens government control over the internet – days after the country hosted the Internet Governance ... the Internet Governance Forum is telling the world and telling Gul we are going to do things our ...
The Most Popular Websites in the World, Country-by-Country
Gizmodo - 10/3/2013 3:26:58 PM
This map shows the most visited websites around the world, broken down country-by-country. Assembled by Mark Graham and Stefano De Sabbata for Information Geographies, the map—based on Alexa data—depicts countries sized by Internet population.
The World Cup Is Going To Shatter Internet Traffic Records
The Business Insider - 6/10/2014 3:02:30 PM
The FIFA World Cup is going to shatter internet traffic records ... That's the same amount of traffic the entire country of Brazil (the World Cup's host country) generates in three months. What's more, Cisco claims that the mobile traffic generated ...
World Cup 2014: Host Brazil Stunned by Germany in Semifinal
New York Times - 7/8/2014 9:31:37 PM
The final will be played there on Sunday, but it will be Germany walking onto this country’s most famous stage to face either the Netherlands or Argentina in a bid for its fourth World Cup title. Brazil will play on Saturday in Brasília instead ...
Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'
theguardian.com - 7/21/2014 10:53:26 AM
Information is strictly controlled in North Korea, which does not have a free press, and only allows internet access to an elite few ... which rates North Korea as one of the worst countries in the world for press freedom. Earlier this year, helped ...
Why the U.S. Should Host the 2022 World Cup
The Motley Fool - 7/10/2014 3:09:52 PM
Alan Rothenberg, who was president of the U.S. Soccer Federation in 1994 and was head of the World Cup Organizing Committee, said at the time that hosting the tournament brought the country $4 billion ... That, along with the Internet, has allowed more ...
Celebrate The World Cup By Admiring These Brazilian Hotties [SLIDESHOW]
The Daily Caller - 6/12/2014 1:59:52 AM
The FIFA World Cup is about to kick off in Brazil, but you don’t have to be a soccer fan to get excited about the games. Take a look at the numerous hotties that hail from the 2014 Cup’s host country. Click an image below for larger version.
World Cup Host Qatar Ranked Among Worst Places to Work by Unions
Bloomberg - 5/22/2014 9:41:26 AM
Qatar, which pledged to improve labor safety standards as 2022 World Cup construction ... migrant labor from countries such as Nepal and India to build $200 billion of roads, stadiums, a subway system and other projects before it hosts the most-watched ...
Brazil By Numbers: Must Know Facts About The Host of The FIFA World Cup
Forbes - 7/2/2014 11:54:45 PM
Brazilians are some of the most active Facebook users in the world! Brazilians publish the most number of posts out of all Facebook countries. The global average ... in parcelas over 6 months.” To sum up, Brazil is definitively not the best place to ...
Edmonton Ukrainians stage protest against Russia as World Cup host outside women's soccer match
Edmonton Journal - 8/17/2014 5:06:27 AM
About a dozen demonstrators shouted slogans such as “Red Card Russia,” in a pitch to stop that country from hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup. “We’re closing our eyes by letting Russia host these première sporting events,” said Serge Kostyuk ...
Gabon Wagers on High-Speed Internet
The World Bank - 1/12/2014 11:57:07 PM
With World Bank assistance, Gabon has invested heavily in infrastructure such as fiber optics, with the aim of providing high-speed Internet ... regional hub hosting enterprises in the sector. The authorities of the middle-income African country have ...
Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Grew Five-Fold In Six Years: Africa And Asia-Pacific Show Rapid Growth In Internet Adoption!
Dazeinfo - 5/6/2014 12:09:15 PM
The Asia-Pacific region will host a whopping 3.6 billion mobile subscribers ... 3 Billion People In The World Will Be Online In 2015 The number of internet users in developing countries has doubled in five years, from 974 million in 2009, to 1.9 billion ...