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
IEEE Hosts Workshop, 'Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions,' to Address Connecting the World's Unconnected
TMCnet.com - 9/28/2016 8:22:14 PM
IEEE (News - Alert), the ... internet access. An agenda is available. Expected outcomes of Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions include a roadmap and action plan for coordinated efforts across regions and countries.
China to build world's deepest high-speed rail station under Great Wall
The Guardian - 9/29/2016 9:43:57 AM
The station at Badaling 80km from Beijing will link the capital to the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics China will build the world’s deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country’s Great Wall as part of its ...
Italy kicks 2023 World Cup bid into touch
YAHOO Sports - 9/28/2016 7:17:48 PM
Naples (Italy) (AFP) - Italian rugby bosses on Wednesday announced they had pulled their bid to host ... World Cup would have brought to Italy," added Gavazzi. "We're conscious about losing a fantastic chance to promote our values and our sport in our ...
Italy withdraws from bid to host 2023 rugby World Cup
Channel News Asia - 9/28/2016 8:43:42 PM
The announcement leaves France, South Africa and Ireland as the three countries bidding to host the tournament. "As it has always been closely connected to that of the Olympic Games of Rome 2024, the candidacy for the 10th edition of the Rugby World Cup ...
Map Reveals Wi-Fi Passwords At Airports Around The World
The Huffington Post - 9/28/2016 4:01:33 AM
Books, magazines and, of course, the internet can help pass the time ... writes on his website that his “long term goal is to visit every country in the world” while also helping others “travel smarter.” He decided to share the map on his website ...
Team Europe is game, but Canada gets the 3-1 victory in Game 1 of World Cup final
Los Angeles Times - 9/28/2016 5:05:58 AM
A loss on Thursday will leave the World Cup trophy in Canada and continue the host country’s international domination. “We’re certainly disappointed right now but at the same time this was our best game so far in this tournament. We can’t hang our ...
The five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
As a perpetual traveler, I occasionally get stuck in a hotel with poor internet speeds, which causes me great frustration. However, internet around the world is typically ... rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds.
Immigrants a possible boon to host economies, IMF says
Jamaica Observer - 9/28/2016 5:20:17 AM
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The International Monetary Fund yesterday said immigration could help boost economic growth in host countries ... Western countries as a global refugee crisis reaches proportions not seen since the Second World War.
How Syrian activists use WhatsApp to tell the world their stories
CNN - 9/28/2016 7:00:30 AM
Residents in the city are increasingly desperate to tell the world what's happening -- and many have turned ... WhatsApp has become an essential communications tool in the war-ravaged country. A 2015 report prepared by global market research company ...
India to Host '18th World Congress of Criminology' for the First Time
TMCnet.com - 9/29/2016 9:36:48 AM
He said, "We are privileged to be hosting the 18th chapter of the World Congress of Criminology, for the first time in India. We hope that scholars from this part of the world, India and the neighboring countries, will avail this opportunity to facilitate ...
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
Fox 8 WVUE-TV - 9/29/2016 8:46:41 AM
Soleye described himself as conservative, but he called Trump's characterization of world economics as a zero-sum game in which America must crush other countries to succeed ... said DAVID TARGBEH, the co-host of the "New Dawn" show.
WORLD CLASS: The Future of Cocktails
PR Newswire - 9/29/2016 9:36:48 AM
WORLD CLASS is also the authority on the drinks industry whom consumers look to for the information on the latest drinks trends, cocktail recipes and industry insight. World Class hosts the 'WORLD ... sold in more than 180 countries around the world.
Noel Edmonds to launch world’s first radio station for animals, denies he’s “lost the plot”
factmag.com - 9/29/2016 9:22:29 AM
British TV host-turned ... is launching the world’s first ever radio station exclusively for our “animal chums”. The station, called Positivity Pets, is set to launch as part of Edmonds’ Positivity Radio World, an internet radio group broadcasting ...
Paris to host international meeting on Libya next week
worldbulletin.net - 9/29/2016 9:22:29 AM
France will host an international meeting on strife-ridden Libya next week featuring several countries in the region including Egypt and Gulf states, the French government's spokesman said. Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told a cabinet meeting the ...