According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 27.76% higher in 2001 versus 2017.
Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.52% per year between 2001 and 2017. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2001 would cost $39.14 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase.
Pricing changed by 1.71% in 2001, significantly above the yearly average change for internet services during the 2001-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2001 (2.75%), price inflation for internet services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Internet services and electronic information providers: