According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 0.22% higher in 2017 versus 2012.
Between 2012 and 2017: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of 0.04% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2012 would cost $50.11 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.29% during this same period, internet services inflation was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 0.24%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2012-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), 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: