A Bloomberg article - The Days of Getting a Cheaper Cable Bill by Threatening to Leave May Be Over. Suggest, With internet service growing faster and more profitable, subscribers are becoming expendable, meaning pay-TV companies no longer need to entice customers who are threatening to quit with discounts and special offers.
Since customers aren’t buying bundled packages, internet alone prices increase - still an overall savings. With TV programing, cable companies have to pay content providers, for network services… it’s highly profitable.
How seriously did you cut your cord? Did you keep some bundled package due to pricing? Are you paying for more bandwidth than you need because “they” said you need it?