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
Business broadband prices vary widely by geography
TeleGeography - 10/9/2014 10:08:40 AM
Data from TeleGeography’s new Business Broadband Research Service reveal that business broadband prices vary widely, not just by country, but also within countries. Western European markets are among the most competitive in the world. The median monthly ...
Famed Pinheiros Club To Host ATP Challenger Tour Finals In Sao Paulo
ATP World Tour - 10/17/2014 3:06:59 PM
Located along the Pinheiros River in the heart of Brazil's largest city, it is regarded as one of the oldest sports clubs in the country ... It has played host to multiple Davis Cup ties, most recently Brazil's 1991 World Group Play-off victory over ...
These Countries Have The Fastest Internet Speeds
econintersect.com - 10/6/2014 7:49:04 AM
According to Akamai's most recent State of the Internet Report, South Korea boasts the highest average internet connection speed in the world. Follow up ... This chart shows the countries with the highest average internet connection speeds in Q2 2014.
India to Host World Diamond Conference in December
Rapaport Diamonds - 9/19/2014 9:27:58 AM
The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India will host the World Diamond Conference ... to come face-to-face with representatives from different mining countries of the world." Shah added that the aim of the conference is to discuss ...
Pirate Bay Moves to The Cloud, Becomes Raid-Proof
TorrentFreak - 9/21/2014 3:44:59 PM
The Pirate Bay has ... be re-installed at cloud hosting providers anywhere in the world. “If the police decide to raid us again there are no servers to take, just a transit router. If they follow the trail to the next country and find the load balancer ...
The ITU and Unbundling Internet Governance
Council on Foreign Relations - 10/22/2014 6:42:58 PM
The 2012 World Conference on Information Technology (WCIT) in Dubai made international headlines when Russia, China, and many African countries allegedly tried to bring Internet governance under the purview of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Lots of Countries Are Getting Faster Internet But We're Not One of 'Em
Gizmodo - 10/16/2014 1:53:36 AM
From 2008 to 2009, on average, the world's internet got 13% faster. America's got 2.4% slower. There are tons of interesting tidbits to be found in Akamai's State of the Internet report for Q3 2009. This particular chart shows the 10 countries with the ...
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, visited Mexico and met with President Peña Nieto
The Yucatan Times - 9/25/2014 6:03:24 PM
Telmex Foundation is the main telephone and internet provider in the country, and is owned by Carlos Slim, the second richest man in the world according to Forbes ... s problem but rather is caused by his host, Carlos Slim, who offers the service at ...
Putin seeking to 'unplug' Russia from the internet: Report
Times of India - 9/19/2014 4:44:37 PM
President Vladimir Putin will convene on Monday a meeting of the ... segment of the internet in emergency situations." Authorities are planning to adopt measures "strengthening the sovereignty of the Russian segment of the World Wide Web" that could ...
GSMA Provides New Details for Mobile World Congress 2015
Yahoo Finance - 10/21/2014 7:59:54 AM
Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies ...
Official Says Qatar Is Too Hot to Host World Cup
Time - 9/22/2014 2:39:22 PM
... with a World Cup taking place under these conditions" Qatar likely will not be hosting the 2022 World Cup, a top FIFA official said Monday. Why? The country is too hot. “Medics say that they cannot accept responsibility with a World Cup taking place ...
World powers pledge to crush ISIS threat
Hindustan Times - 9/16/2014 6:21:14 PM
All countries ... to the hosting the conference, France had agreed to conduct air strikes “if necessary" and two Rafale jets had flown over Iraq from Abu Dhabi for reconnaissance missions on Monday morning. Spelling out the broad ideas world leaders ...
World Cup-starved Pakistan welcomes trophy visit
gocricket.com - 9/17/2014 1:16:25 AM
A month later the ICC banned Pakistan from hosting any 2011 World Cup matches, forcing the country to play all its international cricket on neutral United Arab Emirates venues. Misbah recalled Pakistan's only World Cup triumph in 1992. "I still remember ...
Online Renegade, Wanted in U.S., Shakes Up New Zealand Election
New York Times - 9/18/2014 10:55:03 AM
“We are going to work really, really hard to stop this country from participating ... copyright laws to protect Internet companies from “civil liability arising from the action of their users,” a fix that could shield hosting services like Mega.
Shepard Smith vs. Josh Earnest: Fox Host GOES OFF, Calls Arab Coalition ‘A Fantasy’ [Video]
The Daily Caller - 9/18/2014 11:33:50 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest was grilled in his first appearance on Fox News by host ... countries who are part of this coalition. This is not going to be the United States vs. ISIL, this’ll be the international community, including the ...