With two options of $25 and $35 a month and no lock in contract, viewers can tune into all the major sports already covered by Fox Sports, ESPN and Bein.

It includes HD streaming and available on laptops, mobiles and streaming via Chromecast, with apps on Apple TV, iOS, Android and Telstra TV to follow soon.

Viewers can test drive the new service for free for 14 days.

It includes more than 50 sports with both live sport and on demand, with HD options, split screen, picture in picture with up to four different streams and even key moment tagging

The service is a massive step for Foxtel to retain eyeballs and shed the need for sports fans to sign up for an IQ box, HD and unwanted entertainment channels.

The beta is accessible here, and the full list of sports – including A-League, W-League, Cricket, F1,  AFL, NRL, golf, tennis and much more is available here.

Although yet to be tested by heavy duty demand – which proved the downfall of Optus Sport during the World Cup – the service has so far been welcomed by fans on social media.