CBS Sports expands NFL live streaming with regular season games

The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has enhanced its live streaming offering for the NFL, offering regular-season games from the American football league for the first time this season.

In total, CBS Sports will provide free live streaming in 2015-16 of two regular-season games, four play-off games and Super Bowl 50 from the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Streaming coverage begins with the national broadcast of the New York Jets-Miami Dolphins International Series clash in London on October 4, which will be the first NFL regular-season game on CBS to be streamed live. CBS Sports will also stream Carolina Panthers-Dallas Cowboys on November 26, which will be the first time a CBS Sports broadcast of a Thanksgiving Day game has been streamed live.

All AFC play-off coverage will again be streamed this year, including the wild card, divisional and championship games. The offering will conclude with a live stream of CBS network’s exclusive broadcast of Super Bowl 50 on February 7.

Streaming coverage will be available on laptops, desktops and tablets at and on televisions through select Connected TV devices. All NFL games on CBS that will be streamed live will also be available online and on OTT devices for free with no authentication required.

Streaming coverage will also be available to customers of telco Verizon on phones through NFL Mobile.