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
Lithuania hosts events to mark Armenian Genocide centennial
PanARMENIAN Network - 11/24/2015 1:57:04 PM
Organized with the support of the Kaunas City Hall and the Armenian Embassy in Lithuania, exhibitions titled “Small Country - Big Nation,” “Armenian Genocide: Frontpage Coverage in the World Press,” were held as part of commemoration events.
Dubai Internet City: 3 Things You Should Know
The Motley Fool - 11/23/2015 1:00:59 PM
The city is essentially Dubai's version of Silicon Valley and hosts the regional headquarters ... and Cyberjaya differ from Dubai Internet City in many ways, they're all examples of how countries around the world are building their own versions of Silicon ...
Obama to host Hollande at White House
Firstpost - 11/24/2015 5:14:31 AM
"This is a time when the French people are grieving. Knowing that they can count on the most powerful country in the world to have their back, as they determine what's necessary to strengthen homeland security in their own country but also to take the ...
Host RI aims high at world c’ships
The Jakarta Post - 11/25/2015 2:00:03 AM
Host country Indonesia is dreaming of a victorious finish in the upcoming World Rafting Championship (WRC) 2015 on the Citarik River in Sukabumi, West Java. The competition is set to run from Nov. 29 to Dec. 8. “I have been a judge at the WRC seven times ...
The 10 countries with the most prisoners
Market Watch - 11/24/2015 5:57:28 AM
According to the Institute for Crimilnal Policy Research’s World Prison Population list, almost half of the world’s prisoners are in the U.S., China or Russia — countries which ... prison”, a former prison hosting political prisoners that was ...
Iran leader hosts Putin, says US policies a threat to both
Daily News and Analysis - 11/24/2015 7:09:03 AM
At a meeting in Vienna this month following deadly attacks in Paris and Beirut, world powers including Russia, the United States and countries from Europe and the Middle East agreed on a political process in Syria leading to elections within two years ...
This is the most dishonest country in the world
The Week Magazine - 11/24/2015 3:22:58 PM
More interesting than that trivial observation, however, is whether there might be cultural differences in lying: According to a new study, while there are cultural disparities, our expectations about which countries ... turn to the internet for help ...
One of the world's largest insurers is partnering with the 'Chinese Google' to launch in the country
The Business Insider - 11/24/2015 7:30:31 AM
Allianz will join up with China's biggest search engine and investment group Hillhouse Capital to take advantage of the country's fast-expanding insurance ... are expected to include travel, health and internet finance insurance. Business Insider has ...
Facebook expands Internet.org basic services to everyone in India
VentureBeat - 11/23/2015 1:12:19 AM
... Internet.org spread throughout the world’s third largest democracy. India is also home to 130 million Facebook users; by granting wider Internet access to people, there’s a good chance that more of the country’s 1.25 billion people could sign up.
French and Russian authorities to increase fan zone security at Euro 2016 and World Cup
US News and World Report - 11/24/2015 2:25:42 PM
The World Cup in Russia involves 12 stadiums in 11 host cities across the European part of the country, while the 2017 Confederations Cup will take place in four Russian cities. Ellingworth reported from Moscow.
Paris attacks put Canada's Internet privacy laws at risk: Geist
The Star - 11/22/2015 11:53:35 PM
As the world grapples with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris ... The Liberals promised to establish an all-party review mechanism similar to those found in many other countries that will bring members of Parliament into the oversight process.
Obama to host Hollande at White House, discuss fight against Islamic State
Channel News Asia - 11/24/2015 6:04:37 AM
"Absolutely, the United States has long-standing information-sharing agreements with countries in Europe," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. "This is actually an area where we do believe there is more our European partners can do in terms of ...
Brazil official says country must expand anti-terror efforts
Yahoo News - 11/23/2015 8:53:26 PM
but Berzoini said it "must have the same worry" as frequently targeted nations because Rio de Janeiro plays host to the Olympics next August. G1 also reported that intelligence agency chief Wilson Trezza said "there is no country in the world that's 100 ...
France's anti-Isis coalition: where the key countries stand
The Guardian - 11/23/2015 3:17:00 PM
At last week’s G20 summit, he said Britain would host a conference to raise funds to stem the flow ... Since the end of the second world war, Germany has not permitted itself offensive military operations, so she has nothing to offer Hollande in that ...