In the meantime SBS have just announced they will broadcast every World Cup match on FTA for the next 48 hours after an agreement was reached today.

Optus has the rights to all Russia 2018 games, but five days into the tournament fans have been infuriated by the disrupted service.

Mr Turnbull tweeted on Monday afternoon: “I have spoken with the Optus CEO, Allen Lew.

“He assures me he is giving the World Cup streaming problems his personal attention and he believes it will be fixed this evening.”

The debacle led to an epic take-down by Nine’s Today Show host, Karl Stefanovic, who said if the company wasn’t up to the job they should leave it to SBS.

The FTA network is broadcasting all Socceroos games, the match of the day, finals and the tournament decider.

The PM also tweeted words of encouragement for the Socceroos who were edged by France 2-1 in their opening game on Saturday night (AEST).

“Great game Socceroos you defied the pundits, came so close and against one of the best teams in the world! Sign of great things to come! Congrats to France.”

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