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
Online news site blocked in 2022 World Cup host Qatar
San Francisco Gate - 12/1/2016 6:56:11 AM
prompting concerns of tightening limits on expression inside the 2022 World Cup host nation. Doha News said its site was blocked the previous day, apparently and simultaneously by the Gulf country's two internet service providers. They later halted access ...
Junior hockey World Cup: Versus hosts, Canada bank on India connection
Hindustan Times - 12/7/2016 1:01:18 PM
It’s going to be India versus almost India in the hosts’ opening encounter at the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup here on Thursday. After all, opponents Canada feature 13 players who have an Indian connection; two of them were born in the country while ...
Asia backs 48-team World Cup, says FIFA boss
24indianews.com - 12/8/2016 10:44:06 AM
... Gianni Infantino on Thursday said Asian countries backed his plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams -- and added that up to three countries should be allowed to co-host the tournament. Infantino, speaking after a three-day FIFA summit in Singapore ...
48-team World Cup proposed by FIFA president to bring soccer to more people
SBN - 12/7/2016 6:59:13 PM
... answer is to determine the best international soccer team in the world. It’s a tournament where every country has the ability to qualify, and where every country besides the host has to prove that it is worthy of participating in the tournament.
South Africa: Health Hosts World Breastfeeding Conference in Johannesburg, 11 to 14 Dec
AllAfrica - 12/7/2016 1:08:27 PM
The Department of Health in partnership with International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) and other partners will host the 2nd World Breastfeeding Conference ... adoption and alignment of regional and country level strategies, focus will also be on ...
Local round-up: Dubai hosts candidate event for FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies
The National - 12/7/2016 3:28:38 AM
president of the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), is confident Dubai will join Abu Dhabi on the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies calendar for next year, but he will not be leaving anything to chance as the emirate hosts a candidate ...
World's first permanent ice hotel to open in Sweden
United Press International - 12/7/2016 7:13:32 PM
The resort, known as Icehotel 365, hosts 55 rooms including 20 suites and is made up of ... "They inaugurate the first ice hotel in the world that will be open year-round and can experience the finishing touches of the build up close, which is a memory ...
GoDaddy offers $1.8 billion for Host Europe
PC World - 12/6/2016 2:21:13 PM
It plans to hang on to other Host Europe businesses, though, including 123Reg, Domain Factory and Heart Internet, as well as its its conference division, which runs World Hosting Day and NamesCon. The acquisition is not GoDaddy's first international move ...
Hero CPL provides economic boost of over $102m to host countries
timescaribbeanonline.com - 12/7/2016 9:55:11 AM
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) continued its upward trajectory in 2016 with the world’s fastest growing T20 tournament ... and successful event across each of the six Caribbean host countries, as well as Florida, as a direct consequence of ...
The world wide SPREAD: Map shows what the world would look like based on the number of internet users in each country
Daily Mail - 9/22/2014 10:50:18 AM
and Japan alone host more internet users than Europe and North America combined. The top category of internet penetration is where more than 80 per cent of residents are online, and few of the world’s largest countries fall into this category.
Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; poorer countries will lag : Report
cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 11/22/2016 5:36:47 PM
In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the internet. But only about 40 percent in developing countries and less than 15 percent in less-developed countries are online, according to a report by the U.N.'s International ...
World Water Forum to Hold in Senegal
This Day Live - 12/6/2016 1:28:08 AM
Members of the Board of Governors of the World Water Council elected the capital city of Dakar and the country of Senegal to host the 9th World Water Forum in 2021. A statement by the Council said, the selection followed a rigorous evaluation process.
Club World Cup looks ripe for a change in format
Times of Malta - 12/8/2016 10:58:25 AM
Regardless of whether FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plan for a 32-team Club World Cup becomes a reality ... be the first Colombian team to play at the tournament, yet their country’s best player, James Rodriguez, is in the Real Madrid squad ...
For Internet Safety, Russia Most Dangerous In World
Forbes - 11/2/2012 6:00:53 PM
When it comes to internet security breaches around the world, nowhere on the planet is more dangerous ... are nightmares for internet users. There are just 10 countries worldwide that host 86 percent of the web resources used to spread malware.
‘It was murder, we all saw it’: Internet horrified after mistrial in Walter Scott shooting by white cop
Raw Story - 12/5/2016 4:59:53 PM
The world has watched too many times as American police officers get away with murdering unarmed black people across the country. Following the decision in Slager’s case, the internet responded with calls of “Black Lives Matter.” Some also pointed to ...