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
World Cup Defeat Brings Host Country to the Ground
Wall Street Journal - 7/9/2014 2:49:34 PM
The anguished scenes marked a dramatic reversal of Brazil's mood in 2007 when the country clinched the right to host the World Cup. Then-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva characterized the tournament as a chance to expunge the memory of Brazil's upset 2 ...
World Cup 2014: Host Brazil Stunned by Germany in Semifinal
New York Times - 7/8/2014 8:20:03 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 ...
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 7:55:59 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 ...
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 ...
Brazil-Germany 2014 World Cup: What Hosts Can Learn From Historic Defeat
New England Sports Network - 7/9/2014 12:44:54 AM
Germany is deservedly marching to the 2014 FIFA World Cup final thanks to Brazil’s historically great act of hospitality. Germany consigned Brazil to its worst-ever World Cup defeat on Tuesday, hammering the host nation by a score of 7-1 in a World Cup ...
Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Grew Five-Fold In Six Years: Africa And Asia-Pacific Show Rapid Growth In Internet Adoption!
Dazeinfo - 5/6/2014 11:40:37 AM
The Asia-Pacific region will host a whopping ... mobile broadband subscriptions are expected by 2014 end, with a growth rate above 15%. 3 Billion People In The World Will Be Online In 2015 The number of internet users in developing countries has doubled ...
'Running battle': How Google hopes to beat countries cracking down on Internet freedom
NBC News - 10/22/2013 11:54:09 PM
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.
Kenya: World Cup to Create 3x More Traffic Than a Month of Internet Usage in Brazil
AllAfrica - 6/16/2014 4:25:27 AM
... of the World Cup is anticipated to generate 4.3 exabytes of Internet traffic, which is three times the amount of monthly traffic generated by this year's World Cup host country, Brazil. In addition, Internet traffic generated by the 60,000 people in a ...
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 time spent on Facebook is 361 minutes per user/month. Brazilians spend 535 minutes per month ...
Djbouti: Connecting Africa to the World
zegabi.com - 8/29/2014 2:03:24 PM
Djibouti currently hosts about seven submarine fiber optic cables and thereby acts as a transit point for neighboring countries like ... services, and Internet Exchange services in one of the fastest growing regions in the world.” MTN officials have ...
U.S. Internet Speed Slows Compared To Other Countries: Report
The Huffington Post - 7/24/2013 8:25:55 PM
And again, ninth out of 243 countries isn't bad. But if America's large cable companies keep pricing their services so as to discourage high-speed broadband adoption, the Internet in the U.S. will only keep slowing down relative to the rest of the world.
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 ...
Internet of Things World Forum Names Chicago as Host City for 2014 Event; Cisco Announces Internet of Things Innovation Grand Challenge
newsroom.cisco.com - 4/10/2014 3:03:15 PM
“These objectives align with those of the City of Chicago, which is why it was selected as the host of the 2014 Internet of Things World Forum ... Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be ...
How Mobile Are World Cup Followers in Brazil?
eMarketer - 6/27/2014 3:50:56 AM
eMarketer estimates that 69.9 million consumers in Brazil will use the internet on a mobile phone this year, representing just 34.5% of the country’s population. As a result of this low penetration, most World Cup fans in the host country won’t be ...