According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 17.99% lower in 2018 versus 2006.
Between 2006 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.64% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2006 would cost $41.01 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.76% during this same period, inflation for internet services was significantly lower.
In the year 2006: Pricing changed by -3.70%, below the average yearly change for internet services during the 2006-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2006 (3.23%), 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: