According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 0.29% lower in 2009 versus 2017.
Between 2009 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of 0.04% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2009 would cost $50.14 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.65% during this same period, internet services inflation was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 3.43%, significantly above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2009-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), price inflation for internet services was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Internet services and electronic information providers: