According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 25.57% higher in 2000 versus 2017.
Between 2000 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.33% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2000 would cost $39.82 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.09% during this same period, internet services inflation was significantly lower.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.30%, significantly above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2000 (3.27%), 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: