You can watch CNBC live without cable with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV or the CNBC App. In this article, we’ll help you decide which option is best for you. Let’s get started!

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Watch CNBC on FuboTV

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FuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service with a solid selection of popular basic cable channels like CNBC.

FuboTV Pricing and Packages

FuboTV only has one subscription plan which will cost you $55 per month. At times, fuboTV has discounted the first month of service.

Standard
7-day free trial
$54.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

30 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Family
7-day free trial
$59.99+/ month

92 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Entertainment
7-day free trial
$69.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Ultra
7-day free trial
$79.99/ month

113 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME included

Sports Plus add-on

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*Note that in order to see the Family, Entertainment, and Ultra plans, you need to first press "Start Free Trial." After you create an account, you'll see all of these plans.

For more information about fuboTV’s plans and pricing, click here.

FuboTV Channels

The news channels fuboTV carries in addition to CNBC include MSNBC, CBSN, CNN, HLN, Fox News, Fox Business, and Cheddar Business.

For more information about fuboTV’s channel list, click here.

FuboTV Supported Devices

Game consoles are the only major streaming platforms not supported by fuboTV.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Devices based on Fire TV, Roku and Android TV.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: fuboTV recommends Chrome.

For more information about fuboTV’s device support, click here.

FuboTV Simultaneous Streams

You can only use the fuboTV apps with two devices at the same time. However, you can pay an extra $6 per month to let a third device stream live TV.

For more information about fuboTV’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

FuboTV DVR

While fuboTV does not limit how long you can keep your recorded programs, the 30-hour DVR fills up quickly. A monthly $10 upgrade adds another 470 hours.

For more information about fuboTV’s DVR, click here.

FuboTV On-Demand Library

FuboTV does not have its own on-demand library, but relies on the channels for on-demand content.

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Watch CNBC on PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue is a serious contender in the cable-replacement business thanks to premium features, popular channels like CNBC and affordable prices.

PlayStation Vue Pricing and Packages

Since PlayStation Vue includes CNBC with all of its subscription plans, you can choose the option that best meets your TV-watching needs.

Access
5-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

50 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Core
5-Day Free Trial
$49.99/ month

75 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Elite
5-Day Free Trial
$59.99/ month

96 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Ultra
5-Day Free Trial
$79.99/ month

98 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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* You get 3 streams to use in-home or out-of-home streams and 2 extra streams to use in-home.

For more information about PlayStation Vue’s plans and pricing, click here.

PlayStation Vue Channels

The news channels available on PlayStation Vue include BBC World News, Cheddar Business, Cheddar News, CNBC World, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, HLN and MSNBC.

For more information about PlayStation Vue’s channel listing, click here.

PlayStation Vue Supported Devices

Despite its branding, PlayStation Vue isn’t limited to Sony’s gaming console. In fact, almost every major streaming device will work with the service. The only exception is the PlayStation’s competitor, Microsoft’s Xbox.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Televisions based on Amazon Fire TC, Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android, Amazon Fire Tablets and iOS.
  • Game consoles: PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Microsoft Edge.

For more information about PlayStation Vue’s device support, click here.

PlayStation Vue Simultaneous Streams

You don’t have to pay Sony more money for better features. All plans support five simultaneous streams by default.

For more information about PlayStation Vue’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

PlayStation Vue DVR

Although you can only keep recordings for 28 days, the PlayStation Vue’s DVR lets you record as much content as you want.

For more information about PlayStation Vue’s DVR, click here.

PlayStation Vue On-Demand Library

PlayStation Vue does not have a dedicated on-demand library, but it does have the Sony Movie Channel and a PlayStation channel for new filmmakers. Each channel also makes programming available on-demand.

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Watch CNBC on Sling TV

Sling TV
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More than any other streaming service, Sling TV lets you customize your TV experience. Having said that, Sling TV’s plans are confusing and you could end up paying a lot for that flexibility.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages

The two main subscriptions plans, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, have different combinations of TV channels. Neither one includes CNBC. If you subscribe to Sling Blue or to the combined Orange+Blue plan, you will have to add the News Extra expansion pack for $5 per month.

Sling Orange
Free Roku Deal
$25.00/ month

34 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

1 simultaneous stream.

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Sling Blue
Free Roku Deal$25.00/ month

49 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

3 simultaneous streams

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Sling Orange + Blue
Free Roku Deal
$40.00/ month

56 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

4* simultaneous streams

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* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

For more information about Sling TV plans and pricing, click here.

Sling TV Channels

The news channels you get with Sling Orange and Sling Blue include CNN, Newsy, Bloomberg, Cheddar News and Cheddar Business. The News Extra only includes CNBC if you have Sling Blue. It also adds another fourteen US and international news channels.

For more information about Sling TV channel list, click here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

Sling TV has apps on a wide range of devices.

  • Living room devices: Azulle Mini PC Sticks, Air TV Player, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and Xaomi Mi TV.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Models based on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku. Also, certain models from LG and Samsung.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Amazon Fire tablets, Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Xbox One.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome.

For more information about Sling TV device support, click here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

You can only use Sling Orange with one device at a time. Sling Blue works with three devices. If you habe the combo plan, then any channels unique to Sling Orange will still be limited to a single stream.

For more information about Sling TV simultaneous streaming, click here.

Sling TV DVR

None of Sling TV’s subscription plans includes the DVR. You must pay an extra $5 per month to get fifty hours of recording capacity.

For more information about Sling TV DVR, click here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

Sling TV does not have a dedicated on-demand library. Each channel makes episodes from its current seasons available on-demand.

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Watch CNBC on Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu is a popular choice for on-demand TV which is what makes the Hulu with Live TV service such a great deal.

Hulu with Live TV Pricing and Packages

You pay $45 per month for Hulu with Live TV’s service. Additional channels and features are available for extra monthly fees.

Hulu + Live TV
7-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

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For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s plans and pricing, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Channels

CNBC is just one of the more than sixty channels available on Hulu with Live TV. The other news channels include CBSN, Cheddar Business, CNN, CNN International, Fox Business, Fox News and MSNBC.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s channel list, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Supported Devices

Hulu with Live TV is available on all of the major streaming platforms except Sony’s PlayStation.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain Samsung and LG televisions as well as some devices based on Amazon Fire TV or Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
  • Desktop browsers: Most browsers.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s device support, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Simultaneous Streams

By default, Hulu with Live TV will work with two devices at the same time. A $15 upgrade raises the limit to three devices away from home and an unlimited number of devices on your home network.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

Hulu with Live TV DVR

The Hulu DVR’s recording limit is fifty hours which you can raise to two hundred hours with another $15 upgrade.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s DVR, click here.

Hulu with Live TV On-Demand Library

What sets Hulu with Live TV apart from other streaming services is its on-demand library. AMC and other channels that aren’t available as live streams make their recent episodes available on-demand with Hulu.

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Watch CNBC on DirecTV Now

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Weak features and high prices make DirecTV Now a poor choice for getting CNBC.

DirecTV Now Pricing and Packages

CNBC is included with all of DirecTV Now’s subscription plans. However, at $50 per month, DirecTV Now’s entry-level subscription plan is more expensive than many of its competitors.

  • Plus: 40+ channels / $50 per month.
  • Max: 50+ channels / $70 per month.
  • Entertainment: 65+ channels / $93 per month.
  • Choice: 85+ channels / $110 per month.
  • Xtra: 105+ channels /  $124 per month.
  • Ultimate: 125+ channels / $135 per month

For more information about DirecTV Now’s plans and pricing, click here.

DirecTV Now Channels

Depending on the subscription plan, you might also get BBC World News, Bloomberg, C-SPAN, Cheddar, CNBC World, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, HLN, MSNBC and One American News.

For more information about DirecTV Now’s channel listing, click here.

DirecTV Now Supported Devices

DirecTV Now’s app support is actually pretty good with availability on most major platforms except for gaming consoles.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Samsung and Amazon Fire TV televisions.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: DirecTV Now only streams to Chrome and Safari browsers. With Internet Explorer and Firefox, you can only manage your settings.

For more information about DirecTV Now’s device support, click here.

DirecTV Now Simultaneous Streams

You can change the standard two-device limit on simultaneous streaming to three devices by paying another $5 per month.

For more information about DirecTV Now’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

DirecTV Now DVR

DirecTV Now’s DVR is still in “beta” mode. It only supports twenty hours of recording and cannot be upgraded.

For more information about DirecTV Now’s DVR, click here.

DirecTV Now On-Demand Library

DirecTV Now does not have a dedicated on-demand library, but all of the channels make episodes of current series and movies available for on-demand viewing.

Watch CNBC on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV offers a competitive service by combining family-friendly features with great support for the national broadcast networks.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

A YouTube TV subscription will cost you $50 per month. Rather than offer expansion packs, the service offers an à-la-carte menu of add-on channels.

For more information about YouTube TV’s plans and pricing, click here.

YouTube TV Channels

In addition to CNBC, YouTube TV streams BBC World News, Cheddar Business, Cheddar News, CNBC World, CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, HLN, MSNBC and Newsy.

For more information about YouTube TV’s channel listing, click here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

While YouTube TV apps are available on most devices, the poor relationship between Amazon and Google means YouTube TV does not work with the Amazon Fire TV.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain models from HiSense, LG, Samsung and Sharp as well as televisions based on Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Xbox One.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome.

For more information about YouTube TV’s device support, click here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You can only stream to three devices at the same time.

For more information about YouTube TV’s simultaneous streams, click here.

YouTube TV DVR

By setting up user profiles, up to six people in your home can get their own DVR library. Each person can record as much as they want. Even better, YouTube TV waits nine months before deleting the recordings.

For more information about YouTube TV’s DVR, click here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

In addition to the on-demand content each channel makes available, you can stream YouTube’s user-generated content. However, you will need to subscribe to the ad-free YouTube Premium service to unlock that feature.

How to Watch CNBC on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch CNBC on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV or the CNBC App.

How to Watch CNBC on Roku

You can watch CNBC on Roku with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV or the CNBC App.

How to Watch CNBC on Apple TV

You can watch CNBC on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV or the CNBC App.

Watch CNBC with the CNBC App

Deal or No Deal on CNBC
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When you subscribe to any of the streaming services we’ve discussed, you can stream content from the CNBC App.

CNBC Pricing and Packages

As long as you have a pay-TV provider, all of the CNBC’s TV content is free. Business news junkies can pay $30 per month for a CNBC Pro account which gets you more analysis.

CNBC Supported Devices

CNBC is available on iOS, Apple TV and Android devices. You can also stream from the CNBC website, but only if you stop blocking third-party cookies.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain models Samsung as well as televisions based on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: most browsers.

CNBC On-Demand Library

In addition to the live stream, the CNBC App gives you on-demand access to the business channel’s original content.

Chris Casper is a former tech industry product manager who escaped from California for New Mexico. Now he writes about science and tech while searching for the perfect green chile sauce.