The Philanthropic Efforts of Stream Energy

Corporate philanthropy is one of the most outstanding values of Stream. Recently, the company launched ‘Stream Cares’ which is a charity foundation. The company started the foundation to make things formal about the philanthropic activities it carries out in different parts of the US. The company has been active for over 12 years in giving funds to the needy.

When Hurricane Harvey occurred, Stream demonstrated to other companies how conducting charity work is incorporated into its practices. The company does not only offer funds but human resources. Most companies participate in philanthropic activities but do not launch a separate department to take care of such issues. Philanthropy is important to any given community because it is beneficial to the company and those in need. For instance, the company that gives to the community earns loyalty as well as the respect of everyone. Philanthropy is an excellent buffer to a company when profits decrease, scandals arise, and hard times prevail.

Based on statistics, most companies located in the US are extraordinarily generous. Businesses donated $19 billion to various charities in 2016. However, such contributions are not the same as donations of time, individual employee contribution or corporate sponsorship. Stream Energy is an example of a company that has a good reputation for giving to the community.

Stream Energy employs a simple model. Direct selling of energy helps the company in paying associates thus leading to loyal clients.Stream Energy also offers a broad range of services which include virtual doctors, corporate services, clean energy, and fixed rates of power among others. Stream also provides mobile phone plans and residential services.

The associates of the company also get commissions on sales made. Homelessness is a major concern of the company. Employees of Stream, as well as the company’s management team, track the state of homelessness in Dallas. It was noted that there was a 24 percent rise in homelessness in the area. Through Hope Supply Company, Stream Energy was able to reduce the increased rate of homelessness. Thousands of children are able to benefit from the same on a regular basis. Hope Supply Co. offers products such as diapers, clothing, and school items among others. Stream Energy has partnered with the charity for over four years.

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3,000 New TV Episodes Set to Stream on Hulu Thanks to 20th Century Fox Deal

Hulu announced on their website today that they will be launching 3,000 new television episodes on their streaming service due to a new agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution.

These episodes will be from shows that are currently popular on cable television as well as dramas and comedies. Hulu has received streaming rights to shows such as “Bones,” “Burn Notice,” and “Glee.” Hulu will also be streaming older television series as well, such as “MAS*H” and “NYPD Blue.”

The list also includes episodes from shows that have completed and/or been canceled, such as:

“How I Met Your Mother,” “Raising Hope,” “The Bernie Mac Show,” “Better Off Ted,” “Reba,” “Life in Pieces,” “White Collar,” “The Practice,” “Don’t Trust the B—in Apartment 23,” “The Grinder,” “Blue Collar,” “Saving Grace,” “Lie To Me,” “Graceland,” “Dollhouse,” “Wilfred,” “The Glades,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Hill Street Blues,” and “The Bob Newhart Show.”

Even though 20th Century Fox Television Distribution owns one third of Hulu, the streaming service still needs to vye for the right to stream 20th Century’s content. Thankfully, they have been able to come to multiple agreements since their collaboration.

Previously, Hulu announced that they received permission from 20th Century Fox to stream episodes of “Bob’s Burgers,” “Futurama,” “American Dad,” and more.

Another deal arrived when 20th Century Fox and Hulu arranged for the streaming of television shows such as “This Is Us,” “Last Man on Earth,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” and “Homeland.”

Hulu has stated that these new television series episodes will be available to be streamed to subscribers’ in-home devices in the coming weeks, with no definitive release date set for any of the shows. TechCrunch states that it’s predicted that some of the episodes will be released by the end of the summer, and the full list of content should be accessible by the end of the year.

Hulu notes that they will be announcing the inclusion of even more television series episodes in the coming weeks.

Hulu Expands TV Offerings By 3,000 New Episodes

Hulu continues to impress as the online streaming service massively expands its audience reach. Hulu reflects the future of entertainment technology: a streaming platform in which preferred programming can be accessed on-demand. Hulu has recently signed an amazing deal with 20th Century Fox to bring another 3,000 television episodes to the platform. The deal probably was easy to sign since 20th Century Fox owns about a third of Hulu. Whether the deal was easy or difficult matters not. What matters is a ton of new programming comes to Hulu very shortly. Also coming soon is the future of how people watch their favorite television programs.

The classic television won’t be going away completely, but a host of broadcasting and cable channels might either dissolve or morph into an online platform. People love convenience. The ability to watch a particular television episode any time of the day or evening 365 days out of the year currently fuels the popularity of streaming services.

The ability to watch programming on a variety of different devices further enhances popularity. Hulu can be viewed on a mobile device adding a level of near infinity to the different locations in which programming can be viewed. Why read a dull magazine in the doctor’s waiting room when several episodes of NYPD Blue are available via a smartphone?

Hulu remains a pioneer in streaming programming and is well-primed for great success in the near future. Other streaming services are sure to follow suit but they would be playing catch-up.