News of Note—WOW, CenturyLink, Windstream and more

News of note

> WideOpenWest CEO Teresa Elder is joining C-SPAN's board of directors, the 15-member body that oversees the channel’s policy and finance, but not editorial decisions. Multichannel News story

> Nickelodeon announced the international launch of Nick Jr. Play, a streaming app that pulls together Nick Jr. shows, games and music. The service is launching in the U.K. and Denmark to start. FierceVideo story

> Roku’s fourth-quarter operating income jumped 181% year-over-year after three straight quarterly losses, despite the company’s player revenue declining 7% annually. FierceVideo story

> Windstream is moving forward with its broadband expansion efforts, bringing higher speed 25 Mbps and higher speed services via its Project Excel initiative throughout 2017. FierceTelecom story

> CenturyLink has overtaken AT&T’s nearly 13-year reign as the top domestic Ethernet provider in the United States, a feat it achieved by completing its acquisition of Level 3 Communications. FierceTelecom story