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
Quebec City's Plains of Abraham to host cross-country ski World Cup final
Canada - 1/15/2017 12:43:41 PM
QUEBEC - Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham will host the cross-country skiing World Cup final March 17-19. Event organizers Gestev along with Cross-Country Canada and the Quebec Winter Events Corporation announced the event on Sunday. "We're excited ...
SBP submits bid to host 2023 FIBA World Cup
Philstar - 1/18/2017 5:52:06 AM
MANILA, Philippines – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Wednesday submitted its bid application questionnaire for the Philippines to host ... the 2023 World Cup, basketball's governing body has optioned the provision for multiple-country ...
2 Weeks, 1 Country and a World of Wonders in Thailand
New York Times - 1/17/2017 10:18:08 AM
Don't forget glittering temples, bustling night markets and world-famous Thai massages to soothe weary muscles ... We set up a bed of blankets on the wooden floor and rested between bags of rice as our hosts cooked dinner in a hearth built into the ...
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.
Urban Water Governance in the Developing World: Accountability and Affordability Are Keys to Water Access
The City Fix - 1/19/2017 3:45:03 PM
In 2015, the United Nations and World Health Organization (WHO ... How people in developing countries access water and what access entails are often mysterious notions for countries where clean water from the tap is pretty much automatic.
The White Helmets: 'The most dangerous job in the world'
CNN - 1/19/2017 9:47:08 AM
The CNN host holds an intimate knowledge of ... with all the issues the country had before," says Gorani. "They were thrust into this new world of death, horror and destruction." Now White Helmets are so attuned to warzones they can tell the difference ...
Pakistan to host WB CEO
Daily Times - 1/19/2017 3:45:03 PM
The WB CEO will be visiting Pakistan from January 26 to 28, 2017. This will be her first visit to any member country after her appointment as the CEO of World Bank. Finance Minister stated that the government acknowledges and appreciates the support ...
Miller Gallery Hosts Exhibition of Feminist Art + Tech, Jan. 28 – Feb. 26
cmu.edu - 1/19/2017 3:37:53 PM
Since 2012, Washko has operated The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft ... computer software, the internet, pop music, the medical industry, robotics, video games, corporate branding, digital mapping, laser disks ...
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.
Home internet for Cuba
Castanet - 1/15/2017 1:05:09 PM
Home internet came to Cuba last month in a limited pilot program that's part of the most dramatic change in daily life here since the declaration of detente with the United States on Dec. 17, 2014. While Cuba remains one of the world's least internet ...
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.
Joint bid for hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as important step in Belarus-EU relations
eng.belta.by - 1/19/2017 3:52:12 PM
The Minsk Town Hall hosted a ceremony to sign the agreement on join organization of the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on 19 January. Belarus and Latvia's bid will compete with that of Finland. The final decision on the host country will be made ...
Saranac Lake prepares to host World Snowshoe Championships next month
North Country Public Radio - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The... Jan 16, 2017 — Top snowshoers from across the globe will be in the Adirondacks next month. The village of Saranac Lake will host the World Snowshoe Championships on Feb. 25. It's the first time the event has been held in the U.S. Local organizers ...
St. George Men's Group to Host 'World's Fare' Fundraiser
Patch - 1/19/2017 9:39:59 AM
Yes the “World’s Fare” of Food comes to St. George Church on Whitfield St. on the Green. The St. George Men’s Group will be putting together a buffet of foods from the countries of Italy, France, Ireland, Germany, Poland, India, Brazil, Mexico and ...
SBP submits bid to co-host 2023 FIBA World Cup with Indonesia
smartgilasbasketball.com - 1/19/2017 2:51:57 AM
FIBA has allowed multiple countries to co-host the FIBA World Cup starting in 2023. Other candidates will be announced this February 2017.