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
2018 World Cup dream alive, says new Qatar coach
YAHOO Sports - 9/27/2016 2:25:30 PM
Doha (AFP) - Jorge Fossati was officially unveiled as Qatar's new coach on Tuesday and insisted that the 2022 host country's "big dream" of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals was still possible. Ambitious Qatar have never qualified for a World Cup before ...
Immigrants a possible boost to host economies, IMF says
Jamaica Observer - 9/27/2016 11:12:14 AM
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said immigration could help boost economic growth in host countries ... Western countries as a global refugee crisis reaches proportions not seen since the Second World War.
Intimate, tantalizing, mesmerizing: Why the ‘ref cam’ has been the World Cup of Hockey’s breakout star
National Post - 9/27/2016 11:48:01 AM
But when the World Cup of Hockey ends, it should be remembered for more than their play. There was Canada’s unerring dominance; the hosts outscored opponents ... Along with Kessel’s emergence as an unlikely Internet darling, the Cup may have produced ...
13 Presidential Debate Moments the Internet Loved
NBC News - 9/27/2016 2:58:18 AM
Here are all the moments that made the Internet perk up during the 90-minute debate ... adding that it is meant to emphasize how the country is in need of a leader who is knowledgeable about finance. The word he's looking for is "braggadocio."
Tallinn hosts the world’s largest clean technology competition
estonianworld.com - 9/27/2016 9:27:50 PM
Tallinn, the Estonian capital, has been chosen as the host for the world’s ... and make a real difference in the world. To achieve this, the event is summoning entrepreneurs and visionaries from over 30 countries to come up with ideas and solutions ...
Trevor Noah Goes After Donald Trump Over Debate Crack About Third-World Airports
Deadline Hollywood - 9/27/2016 8:13:16 AM
As had other late-night hosts, Noah went after Trump’s line ... offended” when Trump’s debate talk turned the country’s airports which the candidate said “are like from a third-world country.” “Our airports are nicer than yours, Donald ...
Farij focused on World Cup glory
FIFA - 9/27/2016 7:44:38 AM
Anticipation is building across Jordan in the lead-up to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, which kicks off in the country on 30 September ... one of the youngsters honoured to be part of the host nation's squad. "I felt that my future would be fantastic ...
Google wants to bring affordable, public Wi-Fi to the world
ZDNet - 9/27/2016 10:29:17 AM
It is important for Google to offer an affordable service in countries such as India, considering the average daily wage was 272.19 rupees ($4) in 2014, according to Trading Economics. If connecting to the Internet is made affordable and more accessible ...
The five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
As a perpetual traveler, I occasionally get stuck in a hotel with poor internet speeds, which causes me great frustration. However, internet around the world is typically ... rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds.
Google Fiber opens up new world to low-income residents in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Tribune - 9/27/2016 12:59:36 PM
one of many designed to address the "digital divide" in Google Fiber host cities and extend internet access to disadvantaged users. A spokeswoman for the housing nonprofit said Google's initiative, with potential to affect hundreds of residents ...
Kafashian: 'Qatar World Cup will be our World Cup!'
sportstarlive.com - 9/27/2016 3:22:46 PM
Ali Kafashian, the vice-president of the Iran Football Federation, hopes that Qatar would host a wonderful World ... Having the world’s greatest players in the Under-17 age group in your country next year along with AIFF’s development programmes ...
ABB Automation & Power World 2016 Digital Conference for the Power Industry Now Available on Demand
TDWorld - 9/28/2016 3:11:26 AM
Cary, North Carolina, September 26, 2016 – Hundreds of industry professionals attended ABB Automation & Power World’s first digital conference ... Attendees can participate from anywhere with an internet connection. Entire teams or departments can ...
Google’s Indian Internet Play
MIT Technology Review - 9/27/2016 4:05:43 PM
Most notable among the announcements is a new YouTube app called Go, specially designed for users in developing countries with ... an increasingly mobile-first world, India gives us early insights into the future of the Internet,” he explains.
DDoS attacks take down helpless digital world
infotechlead.com - 9/28/2016 3:11:26 AM
The popularity of DDoS is creating a strong community of cybersecurity technology companies in the world. Jeff Wilson ... these clocking in at 500 Gbps – enough to disrupt an entire internet service provider’s network. 74 percent of service providers ...
Supersport 300 World Championship Added to 2017 WSBK Season
motorcycle.com - 9/27/2016 5:17:18 PM
VOID IN PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, IN ALL FOREIGN COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES ... proof may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. 4. ENTER BY INTERNET: You may enter this sweepstakes via the Internet by logging onto ...