Taiwan – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom Inc., has announced the launch of Comedy Central Asia on Chunghwa Telecom, enabling about 800,000 Chunghwa Luxury Pack subscribers to access Comedy Central Asia.

The agreement was made through distributor agent, Portico Media Co. Ltd.

“Expanding the reach of Comedy Central with Chunghwa Telecom and Portico Media Co. Ltd, enables us to meet the growing demand for our channels in Taiwan and bring Comedy in a big way to Chunghwa subscribers,” said VIMN Asia’s executive vice president and managing director, Indra Suharjono.

“Today’s announcement not only reinforces the importance of the Taiwanese market as we further expand our brand presence there, but marks Taiwan as the tenth market, and Chunghwa as the 17th provider in Asia to carry Comedy Central in less than a year.”