According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 2.35% lower in 2018 versus 2016.
Between 2016 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.18% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2016 would cost $48.83 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.74% during this same period, inflation for internet services was lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by -0.15%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2016-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), 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: