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
BBC poll: Germany most popular country in the world
BBC Online - 5/22/2013 10:59:22 PM
Germany is the most positively viewed nation in the world in this year's annual Country Ratings Poll for the BBC World Service. More than 26,000 people were surveyed internationally for the poll. They were asked to rate 16 countries and the ...
Host Country joins Rocket Suzie Fest
Storm Lake Pilot Tribune - 5/22/2013 9:47:48 PM
And while Ty Wistrand and Diana Garles, the duo behind The Host Country, both live in Iowa, Wistrand lives in Des Moines ... "I already had the idea of incorporating female parts into my music," Wistrand said. "When we met it seemed like a good idea."
Host Sweden, surprising Switzerland advance to world hockey championship final
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/18/2013 8:26:38 PM
STOCKHOLM - History of some sort will be made in Sunday's final of the IIHF World Championship. 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 ...
In Slovakia, French Wines Triumph at World Championship
Med India - 5/19/2013 2:34:42 PM
In Slovakia, the first Central European country to host one of the world's top five wine competitions, France burnished its winemaking credentials by winning the prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) at the international wine contest.
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 World Nomads festival is echoing this sentiment by choosing Tunisia as their country of focus for the 2013 biennial celebration. For the fifth edition of the festival, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is hosting a month-long ...
Canada Hosts Panel on Mental Health at the World Health Assembly
Live-pr.com - 5/20/2013 7:55:38 PM
The World Health Assembly is the main governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), representing over 194 countries. Canada has been a member of the WHO since its inception in 1948.
Venezuela TV host goes off air after opposition links him to supposed Cuban intelligence agent
Washington Post - 5/21/2013 8:51:43 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — A prominent Venezuelan talk show host has gone off the air after allegedly being caught on tape discussing politics inside Venezuela’s ruling party with a Cuban intelligence official. Mario Silva, whose show on state TV features ...
UK opposition calls for country-by-country reporting
Townhall.com - 5/19/2013 5:05:01 PM
which Britain is hosting next month in Northern Ireland. He has urged companies to be more transparent but has only proposed voluntary measures. Companies say country-by-country reporting would impose unreasonable administrative burdens. But campaigners ...
Bessemer's Splash Adventure to host world's largest swim lesson in June
Everything Alabama Blog - 5/22/2013 5:44:25 PM
BESSEMER, Alabama-- Memorial Day weekend beckons, along with the beginning of a long, brutally hot Alabama summer. Naturally, the operators of Alabama's Splash Adventure Waterpark in Bessemer hope that kids and their families will turn to the park and its ...
World’s newest country go in hunt of rhinos
wildlifenews.co.uk - 5/22/2013 7:03:09 PM
Wildlife Conservation, Environment and Tourism Minister Hon. George Echome Ekeno said, “We have mounted both aerial and ground search for Rhinos in our national Game Parks and Game reserves.” “The extinct species existed in Nimule ...
Russia Hosts European Security Conference
en.ria.ru - 5/22/2013 8:57:41 PM
MOSCOW, May 23 (RIA Novosti) – An international conference on European security opens on Thursday in Moscow with Russia hoping to discuss approaches to the new pan-European security architecture in an open dialogue with the European Union and the NATO.
Water Country seeks to break Guinness World Record
Seacoast Online - 5/22/2013 5:55:44 AM
PORTSMOUTH — Water Country will join forces with the nation's top water safety and training organizations next month to present the World's Largest Swimming Lesson. The goal is to build awareness about the importance of teaching children to ...
Malawi hosting World Customs Organisation meet
Nyasa Times - 5/18/2013 4:16:06 PM
Malawi will from Monday next week host three World Customs Organisation (WCO ... the important regional WCO meetings since its establishment in 2000. The ESA member countries are Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya ...
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
If you remember ... scientists had long been warning that the level should be kept below 350 for human security.) Unfortunately, as with the groundbreaking research that led to the Internet, it takes money to do big things, and the long-term effects ...
World Bank boosts funds for Syria refugees, Africa
Reuters - 5/21/2013 6:42:52 PM
MONEY FOR PEACE The World Bank will announce new funding during the African trip, but the money will be contingent on countries abiding by a peace deal brokered by the United Nations in February. "The whole idea is that we're trying to connect ...