According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 30.03% higher in 2003 versus 2017.
Between 2003 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.86% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2003 would cost $38.45 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.06% during this same period, internet services inflation was significantly lower.
In the year 2003: Pricing changed by 0.91%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2003-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2003 (2.22%), 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: