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
FIFA considering having 4 countries co-host 2026 World Cup
Fox Sports - 2/17/2017 1:05:59 AM
The 2026 World Cup could be split across four countries if FIFA have their way. On Thursday, FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced that soccer’s governing body would encourage applications to co-host the tournament. “We will encourage co-hosting ...
In Somali diaspora, lessons for refugees – and their host countries
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/23/2017 9:44:24 PM
But as the products of one of the world’s longest and most intractable refugee crises, the Somali diaspora’s experiences may also be useful guides for the people and host countries that come behind them. Particularly as conflicts in places like Syria ...
Pakistan hosts regional economic summit
Philstar - 2/28/2017 10:07:06 PM
Islamabad is hosting representatives from 10 countries as part of the Economic Cooperation Organization ... calling for greater regional cooperation. World ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1
Amazon Web Services Errors Disrupt Big Part of the Internet
Bloomberg - 2/28/2017 2:07:30 PM
Amazon Web Services reported "high error rates" with its S3 service, which it describes as a "simple storage solution" that can be used to house data, manage web applications and host software that customers can download via the internet. S3 is used by ...
Bush: It’s Hard to Unify the Country With the News Media Being So Split Up
Breitbart News - 2/27/2017 9:03:52 PM
Bush was asked by show host Matt Lauer about President Donald Trump’s pledge ... “Secondly, I think you have to take the man at his word that he wants to unify the country. We’ll see if he’s able to do so. It’s hard to unify the country with ...
Facebook and The Economist to launch “The Inclusive Internet Index.” What does that mean?
www.one.org - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
The index benchmarks the current state of global internet inclusion across 75 countries, which collectively represent approximately 90% of the world population and 90% of global GDP. It’ll be published on a microsite that’s open to the public ...
Rocket Internet’s Zalora is retreating from two more countries in Asia
TechCrunch - 2/24/2017 6:05:29 AM
Competition in the country is fierce ... to change for the business in 2014 when Rocket Internet created GFG (Global Fashion Group), a holding firm to manage its fashion e-commerce business across the world. Under GFG’s parentage, Zalora struggled ...
Telit Hosts Second Financial Analyst & Investor Day at Mobile World Congress Barcelona
TMCnet.com - 2/28/2017 5:35:06 PM
The event took place on Tuesday, February 28 at the Telit booth during Mobile World Congress (News - Alert). The presentations provide Telit's strategic direction, product and service offerings, roadmap and perspectives on Internet of Things market ...
U.S. Travel Restrictions Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid, UEFA President Says
New York Times - 2/27/2017 12:54:07 AM
FIFA will choose the host at a congress in May 2020. The Trump administration’s proposed 90-day ban applied only to seven countries, but it caught the eye of world soccer officials because at least three of those countries have national teams that could ...
Kenya’s Kiprop Upbeat On Return To World Cross-Country Meet
vishwagujarat.com - 3/1/2017 6:35:21 AM
World champion in 1500 metres Asbel Kiprop of ... team has had its strength and with Kampala next, Kiprop is certain the country will deliver the medals as it comes up against hosts Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Bahrain, Qatar and the US who have dominated ...
Travel and Adventure: Customs in other countries travelers should know
South Coast Today - 2/28/2017 1:14:25 AM
Many customs of people in other countries are different from those we’re used to in the United States. And behavior that would be fine at home can be perplexing elsewhere around the world ... The local host may chat about his family, ask about yours ...
FIFA World Cup host nations list – hosting countries list!
sillyseason.com - 1/18/2017 7:53:47 AM
FIFA World Cup host nations list? FIFA World Cup hosting countries list? Which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup before? Have you ever wanted to find out on which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup before? Well, if you have then worry not ...
Olympics: Host City Contract Requires Human Rights
Human Rights Watch - 2/28/2017 11:58:39 AM
The IOC’s revised Host City Contract integrates a number of recommendations made by the SRA, a coalition of leading human rights organizations, sports groups, and trade unions, including UNI World Athletes ... in the Host Country and in a manner ...
NEIL WILSON: Please, Mr Mayor, will you host our Olympics?
Sports Features - 3/1/2017 4:43:48 PM
(SFC) Another city is on the point of withdrawing its bid to host one of the world's great multi-sports events ... Olympic Games - is that Durban would have been the first African country to host the Games. It is Africa's only member of the G20, its ...
The border-adjusted tax could hurt some of the world’s most vulnerable economies
Market Watch - 2/28/2017 4:20:31 AM
While those listed above could be at risk of a full-blown crisis, most countries would experience, at minimum, an uncomfortable spike in debt-servicing costs because the vast majority of the world’s $ ... border tax is one of a host of factors that ...