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 Nomads Tunisia: FIAF's Biennial Celebration Highlights The Country's Changing Art Landscape (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 5/18/2013 7:40:42 AM
The Arab Spring countries of North Africa and the Middle East are ushering in a new generation of contemporary artists, eager to express their social and political perspectives in an era of post-revolutionary change. Journalists have taken ...
Host Sweden, surprising Switzerland advance to world hockey championship final
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/18/2013 7:36:32 PM
Switzerland will play for the first gold medal in that country's history. Sweden wants to be the first host country to win a world title since 1986. The Swiss extended their unbeaten run at this year's men's world hockey championship to nine ...
Turkey looks for international aid, and countries to host refugees, in Syrian crisis
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 1:59:29 AM
YAYLADAGI, Turkey — Facing one of the world’s largest refugee crises in decades, Turkish officials are urgently appealing for international financial assistance and calling on wealthy nations, particularly the United States and the countries of Europe ...
What Newbies Need To Know About PHP Internet hosting
Pressbox.co.uk - 5/20/2013 11:01:45 PM
To web site owners this can translate into a substantial conserving in the value of hosting their website. The benefit of becoming open source also is that programmers from the entire world more than add to the growth of the language, retaining it ...
In Slovakia, French Wines Triumph at World Championship
Med India - 5/19/2013 2:34:42 PM
Slovakia tied with their world-renowned French cousins based on the percentage of medals awarded, taking into account the number of wines submitted. "France retained its leading position with 709 medals, followed closely by Spain (524 medals ...
Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Plan to Be at the 2014 World Cup
The Huffington Post - 5/16/2013 9:11:57 PM
5- The Natural Beauty of the Country Every one of the 12 host cities was selected with the fan in mind. After the games are over, you choose you can spend time on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Rio de Janeiro, Natal and Recife or ...
World hockey championship: Canada gets host Sweden as quarter-final opponent
Toronto Star - 5/15/2013 1:46:21 AM
STOCKHOLM—Canada will face Sweden in Thursday’s quarter-final at the IIHF world hockey championship. That matchup was confirmed Tuesday when Switzerland defeated Belarus 4-1 to finish first with 20 points atop Canada’s pool. Canada (5-1-1-0 ...
Phuket set to host FIVE Beach Volleyball World Tour 2013
phuketnews.phuketindex.com - 5/21/2013 4:02:24 AM
The Phuket Thailand Open, powered by PTT, is the final event on the women’s 2013 FIVE Beach Volleyball SWATCH World Tour. Mr Geoffrey Rowe, managing director of Pentangle Promotions Co Ltd, the license-holders for the tournament said “For this ...
Swiss to broaden anti-corruption laws, make bribery illegal in Olympic or World Cup host cases
Washington Post - 5/15/2013 11:11:51 AM
The move follows criticism from anti-graft advocates who claim Switzerland doesn’t do enough to prevent bribery by businesses and international sports organizations based in the Alpine country ... the selection of hosts for major sporting ...
Australia may host Rugby World Cup 2027
ESPNScrum - 5/16/2013 4:08:19 AM
Australia is in line to host Rugby World Cup 2027, 12 years before the country reasonably expected to next stage the tournament, with reports the International Rugby Board (IRB) is set to scrap the tradition of rotating the finals between the northern and ...
Obama hosts Myanmar leader in symbolic White House visit
MSN - 5/20/2013 7:05:31 PM
... entered the White House and into talks with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office as a small crowd of protesters converged outside. Critics say Obama's invitation was premature and takes pressure off Myanmar to address abuses such as recent anti ...
Summer World Cup in Qatar 'not rational' - Blatter
arabianbusiness.com - 5/20/2013 6:55:23 AM
Hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar’s searing summer heat would not be "rational and reasonable", FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said. Blatter first indicated in March that he would support moving the event to winter but said it could not ...
Sweden Plays Eurovision Host, With Main Sponsor Mired In Scandal
EurasiaNet - 5/16/2013 5:51:32 PM
She angered host country Azerbaijan by meeting with activists and saying ... for its practice of granting post-Soviet client countries access to private phone and Internet records that were used to harass and even prosecute political opponents.
Ayana Hosts World’s Biggest Media Brands At APOS 2013
Agents Support Systems Pty Ltd - 5/21/2013 1:17:45 AM
MNC Indonesia presented the APOS13 Closing Dinner at Champa Garden ... including a 150-person high-tech state of the art auditorium, a unique facility on the island of Bali. This upgrade is strategically timed ahead of the launch of ‘RIMBA’, a 297 ...
Canada gets host Sweden as quarter-final opponent at world championship
Calgary Herald - 5/14/2013 5:39:35 PM
Some players were already expecting the host country to be their next opponent in the tournament. Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 last week, but that was before the arrival of forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin and defenceman Alex Edler from the Vancouver Canucks.