According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 1.70% higher in 2018 versus 2008.
Between 2008 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of 0.17% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2008 would cost $50.85 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for internet services was lower.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 0.91%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2008-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), 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: