According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 24.26% lower in 2018 versus 2003.
Between 2003 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.84% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2003 would cost $37.87 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.02% during this same period, inflation for internet services was significantly lower.
In the year 2003: Pricing changed by 0.92%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2003-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2003 (2.27%), 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: