According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for internet services and electronic information providers were 1.78% lower in 2018 versus 2017.
Between 2017 and 2018: Internet services experienced an average inflation rate of -1.78% per year. In other words, internet services costing $50 in the year 2017 would cost $49.11 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% during this same period, inflation for internet services was significantly lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -1.13%, above the average yearly change for internet services during the 2017-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), price inflation for internet services was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Internet services and electronic information providers: