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
World pledges $10B for Syrians, but peace prospects bleak
FOX News - 2/4/2016 7:05:23 PM
World leaders pledged more than $ ... al-Melihan said. Donor countries also want to see the refugees employed on infrastructure projects - which would also benefit the host nations - or in special business zones where Syrians and local people can work ...
Watch Bangladesh Vs. Nepal U19 Cricket World Cup Live Online: Streaming Quarterfinal, Young Tigers Vs. Cinderella
The Inquisitr - 2/5/2016 12:13:11 AM
and fans can watch one of the most enthralling storylines of the tournament streaming live online as hosts Bangladesh take on Nepal, the Cinderella team of U19 World Cup, whose exploits have galvanized their home country as it struggles through political ...
World Cancer Day: Use wireless devices with caution
Times of India - 2/4/2016 1:00:19 PM
It may be amply discomforting to know that India is a country with more mobile phones than toilets ... number is projected to reach 284 million by end of 2017. From 200 million internet users in 2013 to over 500 million internet users by 2017 - including ...
European Union may give Syrian refugee host countries trade preferences
Ambiente Já - 2/5/2016 7:29:51 AM
Cameron was one of the hosts of the conference, along with the leaders of Germany ... said up to 70,000 people were headed towards his country to escape the fighting. During a press conference in Geneva, UN humanitarian officials based in Damascus warned ...
The Internet is going to reach a zettabyte, nearly a trillion gigabytes, of data this year
Digital Trends - 2/4/2016 7:12:33 PM
And, in comparison to the world ... Internet is experiencing the most rapid expansion in Africa and the Middle East, with a 44-percent compound annual growth rate. Central and Eastern Europe are advancing at a 330-percent annual rate. Likewise, countries ...
World's largest trophy hunting club is auctioning 300 hunts
Mashable - 2/4/2016 4:56:32 PM
The world's largest trophy hunting organization, Safari Club International, is hosting its annual convention in Las Vegas ... the club is auctioning off 300 separate hunts taking place in 32 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America.
Reforms needed in countries taking Syrian refugees - HRW rights group
Channel News Asia - 2/4/2016 1:50:25 PM
"Host countries in which refugees make up as much as a quarter of the population need vastly more donor assistance, but that money won't help Syrians who are being pushed back or driven to destitution by harsh policies." The Syrian civil war has killed an ...
World leaders seek funds for Syria, elusive stability for region
The Telegraph - 2/4/2016 7:45:21 AM
The U.N. and regional countries say they need $9 billion in assistance for 2016 alone, as the situation in the region deteriorates, Conference co-host Britain has pledged 1.2 billion pounds ($1.75 billion) in new aid between now and 2020, and the U.S ...
World powers pledge $10 billion in aid for Syria
Arutz Sheva - 2/4/2016 6:58:14 PM
World leaders pledged over $10 billion (9 billion euros ... education and job opportunities for Syrians in their homeland and neighboring countries where they have fled. But hopes that the package could make a major difference inside Syria were weighed ...
Why Allied World Assurance Co Holdings Dropped Today
The Motley Fool - 2/4/2016 10:04:21 PM
What: Shares of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings (NYSE ... The show is also heard weekly on dozens of radio stations across the country. The hosts of Motley Fool Answers challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal ...
RUGBY WORLD CUP: Derry can host Group Game in 2023!
Derry Journal - 2/5/2016 9:24:23 AM
Yet we’re being completely overlooked by those behind the bid.” Every country bidding to host the Rugby World Cup must identify 12 stadiums capable of staging matches in the tournament and, with few rugby grounds in Ireland considered big enough ...
Syrian refugees struggle to buy food, as world leaders pledge aid
The Star - 2/4/2016 10:11:30 PM
As aid agencies struggle to keep pace with the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War they have been forced to cut back on assistance, including food rations. With no end in sight to the Syrian war, and regional host countries increasingly ...
Why Would Any Country Host the World Cup?
Gizmodo - 6/12/2014 1:34:13 PM
There should be a sense of pride and revelry overtaking the nation of Brazil, where the World Cup starts ... boon to any country—in fact, they're fraught with deception and devastation. And the cities normally stepping up to host these international ...
World leaders pledge $10 billion for Syrian war victims
San Francisco Gate - 2/4/2016 8:59:55 PM
LONDON — World ... countries to commit long-term aid to the victims of the five-year civil war. The U.N. and regional countries say they need $9 billion in assistance for 2016 alone, as the situation in the region deteriorates. Conference co-host Britain ...
Why countries that fight to host the World Cup are wasting their time
Chicago Tribune - 6/3/2015 2:00:00 AM
According to some who have studied the value of international sporting events to a country's economy, it's remarkable that top government officials around the world go to such great lengths to host events that prove enormously expensive and don't deliver ...