How to Watch CBSN Anywhere – Top 3 OTT Services To Consider Using Today!

By Gabriela Vatu / April 30, 2019

When you’re looking for ways to watch the news, CBSN is a great place for that, especially since it’s a network that’s born for the digital era. So, if you’re looking for ways to watch CBSN anywhere, we got you covered.

CBSN was created in 2014 and it’s operated by CBS News and CBS Interactive. The channel is distributed solely online via the website, mobile apps, various digital devices, and over-the-top (OTT) platforms. And speaking of over-the-top platforms, we have 3 picks for watching CBSN from just about anywhere, so let's take a look.

1. fuboTV

Bundles fubo ($54.99/mo) + Family ($59.99/mo), Family Deluxe ($64.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo) promo packs.
Customization Channel Bundles - fubo Cycling ($11.99/mo), International Sports Plus ($5.99/mo), Sports Plus ($8.99/mo), Adventure Plus ($4.99/mo), NBA League Pass ($28.99/mo), Portuguese Plus ($14.99/mo), Latino Plus ($7.99/mo), fubo Extra ($5.99/mo) Premium Networks - Showtime ($10.99/mo), AMC Premiere ($4.99/mo), FX Plus ($5.99/mo), RAI Italia ($7.99/mo)
Device support Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, web browser
DVR 30 hours, unlimited time storage, expandable to 500 hours via extra feature ($9.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit fuboTV

At the top of the list, we have fuboTV, which is a great platform, especially for sports fans. There are four starter bundles you can pick from – fubo ($54.99 per month), fubo Extra ($59.99 per month). CBSN is present in two of the bundles – fubo and fubo Extra. Check out our fuboTV review for more info on what the platform is all about.

2. Pluto TV

Bundles No bundles
Customization No customization available
Device support Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Vizio TVs, Chromecast, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Vizio TVs, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS
Free trial It’s all free
Visit Pluto TV

Next up we have Pluto TV, which is a great platform, especially since it’s free of charge. There are various cable networks present on the platform, as well as various digital channels. CBSN is also on the list, and you can find it on Channel 109. You can find out more about Pluto TV in our review, along with what we thought about it.


Bundles No bundles
Customization No customizations
Device support iOS (iPhone or iPad), Android (smartphones or tablets), Roku, LG Smat TVs with Channel Plus, Hisense, Sharp, Magnavox, Panasonic, Philips, Sanyo, VIZIO Smart TVs
Free trial It’s all free
Visit XUMO

Finally, we have XUMO, which is another free OTT service. This one also features loads of cable channels and plenty of digital platforms. XUMO also features CBSN in the news category, on Channel 125. Other channels in the category are TYT, NBC, Newsy, and MSNBC. Read our XUMO review to figure out if you want to give this platform a try.

Other Ways to Stream CBSN Online

In addition to using the three previously mentioned services, there are a few more ways to watch CBSN online. First of all, you can sign up for CBS All Access, where you'll find the broadcaster's guide on-demand library. And there's also the recently launched ET Live which comes free of charge but includes ads as well.

We hope we’ve brought you closer to CBSN, and that you can now watch it along with all your TV channels, without having to switch to another app or site. If you have any other questions, make sure to post a comment below.

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