According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 20.08% higher in 2006 versus 2017.
Between 2006 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.65% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2006 would cost $41.64 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.77% during this same period, internet services inflation was significantly lower.
In the year 2006: Pricing changed by -3.84%, below the average yearly change for internet services during the 2006-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2006 (3.13%), price inflation for internet services was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Internet services and electronic information providers: