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
Kampala hosts 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
africanews.com - 3/25/2017 12:19:07 PM
Uganda is hosting the world for the 42nd IAAF World Cross Country Championships which will take place March 26, 2017 at the Kololo Independence Grounds in the capital Kampala. 557 male and female athletes from 60 countries are in Uganda for the event which ...
UEFA president says few countries can host 48-team World Cup
The News & Observer - 3/21/2017 7:30:22 AM
There are only a few countries in Europe that would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Tuesday. FIFA decided in January to expand its biggest event from 32 to 48 teams for the 2026 tournament. Speaking during a ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
A scathing column in the Chinese government publication Global Times condemns the nation’s Communist allies in North Korea as “the most insecure country in the world,” calling ... and China. His hosts in China appeared extremely pleased by Tillerson ...
Europe lacks countries who could host 48-team World Cup - UEFA president
espnfc.com - 3/9/2017 11:58:07 PM
Gianni Infantino delves into FIFA's 48-team revamp of the World Cup and what it means for football development. Only a few European countries would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said. In January, FIFA decided to ...
Uganda: Team Uganda - Who Is Who At World X-Country
AllAfrica - 3/25/2017 9:34:28 AM
Tomorrow, Ugandan talent will mingle with global stars on home soil at the 42nd IAAF World Cross-country Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds. SCORE profiles the team that will represent the hosts in the battle for glory in five events ...
Kane IN, Rooney OUT - How is England's 2018 World Cup squad shaping up?
Goal - 3/25/2017 5:59:43 AM
Gareth Southgate has a host of difficult decisions to make once ... looking comfortable to qualify for their sixth straight World Cup. But who will be the 23 players who will represent the country once Gareth Southgate likely gets there?
FIFA VP wants guaranteed World Cup entry for all co-hosts
Olympian - 3/24/2017 11:01:33 AM
"We are continuing that dialogue with the three countries and it's going in the right direction," Montagliani said of a triple-hosting plan that is not formally agreed. "We'll see where we end up." FIFA should confirm 2026 World Cup bid rules at its ...
The Havana World Music Festival Celebrates Orange Day to Fight Gender Violence
repeatingislands.com - 3/25/2017 11:39:09 PM
[Also see previous post Cuba to Host Havana World Music Festival ... supported by States around the world. The meeting of the world’s music in Havana, attended by more than 100 guests from some 15 countries will be extended until tomorrow.
DMOZ Internet Directory Re-Launches at DMOZLive.com After Unexpected Shuttering by Host AOL
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2017 12:48:56 PM
March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, AOL shut down DMOZ.com, the official homepage of the DMOZ Internet Directory ... our sincere thanks to the dedicated DMOZ editors around the world who have helped keep the Open Directory Project moving forward ...
China, South Korea Meet in World Cup Qualifier Amid Tensions
NBC News - 3/24/2017 9:57:08 AM
The World Cup qualifying game in Changsha ... The snap election in May could bring the country's opposition Democratic Party to power. Its leader Moon Jae-in has expressed reservations about hosting an anti-missile system that might reinforce South Korea ...
Pakistan may not be richest country in world, but is happiest in South Asia: Pak envoy Abdul Basit
India TV - 3/25/2017 7:47:06 AM
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday proudly said that his country may not be the richest in the world but it is definitely the ... Day celebration which was also attended by a host of other dignitaries and political leaders.
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Reuters - 3/25/2017 1:56:21 AM
(BRITAIN-SECURITY/ATTACKER (UPDATE 8, PIX, TV), moved, by Michael Holden, 908 words) Putin hosts French presidential contender ... campaign to drive militants out of their last stronghold in country. (MIDEAST-CRISIS/IRAQ-MOSUL (UPDATE 2, PIX, TV), moved ...
The countries with the fastest internet, charted
Quartz - 12/18/2016 11:53:58 PM
At 26.3 megabits per second, it was the only country above the 25 Mbps threshold in ... Between 1996 and 2001, there was a six-fold rise in Korean internet hosts. And South Korea is the world leader in broadband adoption with a rate of 78%—”10 ...
Pettit National Ice Center to host 2018 US Olympic team trials for long track speed skating
inside the games - 3/24/2017 3:26:25 PM
Opened on December 31, 1992, the Pettit National Ice Center is an official US Olympic training site for speed skating in the country and features a 445 ... The Gangneung Oval played host to the 2017 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships ...
Five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
... are often outside of the western world. While Americans often make fun of other countries for their allegedly poor services, the United States doesn’t even rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds. Asia and eastern Europe have ...