According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 2.58% lower in 2018 versus 2013.
Between 2013 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -0.52% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2013 would cost $48.71 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.40% during this same period, inflation for internet services was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 0.92%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2013-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), 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: