Thousand of people do NOT have adequate Internet access

Thousand of people do NOT have adequate Internet access

A man uses the Google Chromebook Pixel laptop computer after an announcement in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Google is adding a new touch to its line of Chrome laptops in an attempt to outshine personal computers running on software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

When you think of the necessities, chances are you think of food, water and heat. A lot of us consider Internet access just as necessary. But THOUSANDS of people in our state don't have it.

KOMO's Bill Rice spoke with Chris Tugwell, regional director for the Metro Center YMCA who is also on the planning committee for Digital Inclusion Summit held in Seattle Thursday March 14th 2013.