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
Coast of Antarctica Will Host World’s Largest Marine Reserve
New York Times - 10/28/2016 3:04:29 AM
SYDNEY, Australia — The world’s biggest marine reserve ... of this is that most of the marine protected area is a no-take area, and that involved 25 countries and complex, long-term environmental negotiations. It is one of the biggest steps for ...
Three months ago, it was a tiny Ugandan village. Now it’s the world’s fourth-largest refugee camp.
Washington Post - 10/28/2016 2:57:20 AM
Other people in the camps are from Burundi, Somalia and Congo. But the country also hosts one of the most progressive refugee policies in the world. Refugees in Uganda are given the right to work and travel freely. They are given materials to build homes ...
US-Canada set to host Rugby League World Cup in 2025
YAHOO Sports - 10/27/2016 1:06:58 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The Rugby League World Cup ... U.S.-Canada bid to host the 2021 World Cup. However, the governing body said the U.S.-Canada bid ''scored impressively in many areas'' and that it will recommend to its congress that the countries host the ...
Intentional Disruptions to Internet Access Cost Countries $2.4 Billion Last Year
CircleID | Circle ID - 10/27/2016 11:19:36 AM
Around the world ... Internet." The resolution specifically condemns state efforts to intentionally prevent or disrupt access to information online. Yet powerful forces continue to threaten the vitality of the Internet. In recent years, a number of ...
The 'world's saddest' polar bear is trapped in a tiny cage at a shopping mall in China
Los Angeles Times - 10/25/2016 6:31:28 PM
activists have seized on the global attention to Pizza’s plight as an opportunity to raise public awareness about animal captivity in the country, which has yet to pass animal rights laws. “Pizza is really not the saddest polar bear in the world ...
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.
Rugby League: England to host 2021 World Cup
Channel News Asia - 10/27/2016 9:46:32 AM
It also proposed "showpiece fixtures" in London, the Midlands and the north east of the country. Officials say England scored ... by the RLIF's recommendation that the US should host the 2025 World Cup, as well as a separate international tournament ...
No one kneeled during World Series game 1, internet noticed
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 10/26/2016 4:42:54 PM
Protesting the National Anthem has been a focus on this year’s football season, but at the first game of World Series baseball game Tuesday ... the song at a preseason game in protest to the country’s social and racial injustices.
10 countries host half of world's refugees, Amnesty says
PanARMENIAN Network - 10/4/2016 10:20:58 AM
PanARMENIAN.Net - Ten countries accounting for 2.5 percent of world GDP are hosting more than half the world's refugees, Amnesty International said Tuesday, October 4 as it slammed what it called the selfishness of wealthy nations, AFP reports. In a report ...
Quincy Raceways to host weekend of mayhem with Monster Truck Bash
Quincy Herald-Whig - 10/27/2016 8:49:16 AM
"Overkill Evolution is the 2015 freestyle world champ, so he's kind of a big deal ... Echternkamp has taken Venom to races across the country, including Las Vegas, Pennsylvania, Ohio and South Dakota. Racing in his hometown is special for him, though.
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course in Bloomfield, Connecticut hosts Toys for Tots tournament
World Golf - 10/27/2016 9:39:23 AM
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course is hosting a Toys for Tots golf tournament open to the ... the company is the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. with more than 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston ...
Kenya to host first international cricket in four years
Pakistan Today - 10/27/2016 6:00:28 PM
The 50-overs November 18-20 match at Nairobi Gymkhana club ground will be the first since a series of attacks blamed on terrorists hit the capital in 2013 following the country’s decision ... that it will be safe to host a world class event,” Cricket ...
Which of the following countries will host the 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC)?
gktoday.in - 10/10/2016 11:57:04 PM
The 2nd World Internet Conference (WIC) (or Wuzhen Summit) will be held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province of China from December 16-18, 2015. The theme of the 2015 WIC is “An Interconnected World Shared and Governed by All—Building a Cyberspace Community of ...
Ten countries host half of world's refugees: report
rocketnews.com - 10/4/2016 6:53:23 AM
Ten countries – which account for just 2.5 percent of the global economy – are hosting more than half the world’s refugees, a rights group has said, accusing wealthy countries of leaving poorer nations to bear the brunt of a worsening crisis.