According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 20.54% lower in 2017 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.34% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2000 would cost $39.73 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for internet services was significantly lower.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.50%, significantly above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), price inflation for internet services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Internet services and electronic information providers: