Aora is an Indonesian direct broadcast satellite pay television company that is operated by PT Karyamegah Adijaya and is owned by Rini M. Soemarno, Ongki P. Soemarno and join at dormant period Sugiono Wiyono. It started its nation-wide broadcast in the beginning of August 2008 with an initial 10 channels, highlighting the 2008 Summer Olympics. Four of the channels were dedicated to Olympic coverage. Aora earned the exclusive broadcasting rights to the 2008 Olympics exclusively for Indonesia.
Still in August 2008, Aora TV won the sole rights in Indonesia to broadcast the 2008–09 season of the Premier League and offered a new, 12 channel package service which included ESPN and STAR Sports, which contains the Premier League content. This allows Aora subscribers to watch, in full, the 370 Premier League matches of the 2008/09 season, including preview shows and weekly highlights.
Aora launched “Aora HD”, an HD programming consisting of HBO HD, Star Movies HD, Discovery HD World, NGC HD, ASN, ESPN HD, Food Network HD, Cartoon Network HD, HBO Hits HD and KompasTV HD.