Cord-cutting isn’t about saving money, though that’s still very much the case despite recent price increases. It’s about freedom. Period.
Have you ever tried to leave a cable company? Like, really? I had an easier time getting out of Israel when I traveled there for work in 2000, and our small group underwent what felt like an hour of interrogations, with airport security moving from person-to-person to make sure our stories aligned. I also had to open my laptop, let security locate a document, and then explain what it was about.