Is a CBC account free?

Discover the free way to stream the best shows and movies, plus live TV from across Canada. Or try Premium and go ad-free on demand and gain access to CBC News Network. CBC Gem is available for free as an App for iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, and Android phones and tablets. CBC Gem is exclusive to Canada.

How do I get a CBC account?

You will be directed to a form to create a new CBC account. Either enter your First Name, Last Name, Email Address and Password, or choose the Facebook or Google Sign Up options to create your account. Be sure to provide accurate information, and then click on Create Account.

How do I cancel my gem subscription?

If you would prefer to change your flavor or modify your charge date instead of cancel, you can text ‘Modify Order’ to 415-340-6085 and the GEM bot will walk you through your options. You can read all about our SMS Concierge service here. If you’d like to cancel, you can text ‘End Subscription’.

How do I watch CBC Gem on my Samsung Smart TV?

Although the CBC Gem app is not available on Samsung and LG Smart TVs, some newer Samsung and LG Smart TV models from 2018 – present, now support Apple AirPlay 2. This means you should be able to stream content from our iPhone or iPad app directly to your television.

How much does CBC Gem cost a month?

With CBC Gem Premium, on demand is ad-free, plus get exclusive access to CBC News Network. Just $4.99/month.

How do I connect my Smart TV to AirPlay?

Just make sure your TV and iPhone are on the same Wi-Fi network. On your iPhone, open the Photos app. Select the photo or video you want to share, and then tap the Share icon at the bottom left. Tap AirPlay, and then tap the TV you want to stream to.

How can I watch CBC gem on my iPad on my TV?

The CBC Gem app is available on newer Apple TVs which have the App Store installed. The App Store is not available on older Apple TVs with the silver remote. Apple’s AirPlay function can also be used to stream content from an iOS device to the Apple TV. You can find more information on AirPlay here.

Why is CBC Gem not working?

If you using a mobile phone or tablet to access CBC Gem, we suggest using our free CBC Gem app rather than your device’s mobile browser. If you’re using the app and experiencing issues, try deleting it, powering off your device for a minute, and reinstalling the app. Doing this can sometimes clear up minor issues.

How much does CBC Gem cost?

CBC Gem: The Premium Subscription is $4.99 per month (plus applicable taxes) and is available for purchase via the CBC Gem app for Android, Apple TV, iPad and iPhone, as well as on the CBC Gem website ( New subscribers receive a free, one month trial.

How can I watch CBC for free in the US?

You can watch CBC Gem for free by visiting its official website, and stream limited content (with ads) for free. You can also get an ad-free premium version at $4.99 per month, which will let you live stream CBC News Network and give you early access to CBC exclusive content.

Does CBC gem use data?

Personal data (CBC Gem member account)

It is your data and you can update it at any time by logging into your CBC account, which is recognized across several of our sites, including and The data may be used to: Offer you a personalized experience.

How do I pay for my CBC gem?

The Premium Subscription is $4.99 per month (plus applicable taxes) and is available for purchase via the CBC Gem app for Android, Apple TV, iPad and iPhone, as well as on the CBC Gem website (

The CBC Gem website accepts the following forms of payment:

  1. Visa.
  2. MasterCard.
  3. Visa Debit.
  4. Debit MasterCard.

How do I contact CBC gem?

If you still can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please contact Audience Relations directly at 1-866-306-4636.

How do I skip ads on CBC gem?

If you’ve signed up via the CBC Gem app on an Android device

While in the CBC Gem app, open the menu located on the top left corner of the screen. If you have confirmed that your Account Type is showing up as Premium, you should not be able to see any ads when viewing video on demand content.

Can I watch CBC TV live online?

Watch CBC Online Using the Official CBC App or Website

That said you can only stream CBC live online if you are residing in Canada or very near the border and your internet has a Canadian IP address. Americans! Need not lose hope because there are other methods of streaming CBC online.

How do I stream gems?

Gem is also available as an app on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV. If you wish to stream Gem from a mobile device to your television, this can be achieved via Apple AirPlay or Google Chromecast.

What is included in CBC gem premium?

The premium membership, available for $4.99 per month (with the first month free of charge), will offer all on-demand content ad-free and access to a live stream of CBC News Network 24/7. All content on CBC Gem is available with closed captioning, and described video is available for most on-demand content.

What channel is GEM?

On 26 November 2015, the Nine Network introduced a network-wide rebrand of all of its digital channels with GEM being renamed “9Gem”. Additionally, due to the rebroadcast of 9HD on channel 90, 9Gem was moved to channel 92 and converted from HD to SD.

How do I get CBC on Roku?

How to download CBC TV on Roku? On your Roku, search for ‘CBC TV’ to download the CBC TV channel to your device.

Is the global TV app free?

A: The Global TV App is free to download on select devices and offers select content at no cost to the user. Unlock additional networks and shows with a cable subscription. A: The new Global TV App is currently available on web, iOS, Android, and Chromecast.