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Channels to make communication easy to customers amid the festive seasonAs the festive season is upon us, businesses need to be ahead of the game when it comes to communicating any changes to their operating hours. It Is important to employ tools to prepare customers for interruptions or changes to amplify business success amid this hectic holiday season. 9 Dec 2019 Read more >>

Communication is at the heart of business successCommunication is the most important element of human interaction. A lot of thought should go into understanding your audience because it is essential in the implementation of an effective strategic communication plan that will appeal to your employees and ultimately drive business success. 18 Oct 2019 Read more >>

Think forward to effective communicationGlobal Access takes initiative in driving internal communications discussions to influence the communications industry in South Africa's business landscape. 29 Jul 2019 Read more >>

5 innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of your eventYou have received your brief for your client's event, and as per the norm, they want more for less. Less budget but... more people, more reach and definitely more impact. 13 Mar 2019 Read more >>

Affordable centrally located production studiosOver the years Global Access studios have recorded and broadcasted diverse projects such as game shows (with audience participation), sitcoms, dramas, TV ads, local and international soaps, and many more. 31 Jan 2019 Read more >>

Private secure DStv channel, for your businessGlobal Access' private channel on DStv is the ideal platform for real-time, immediate, private and secure communication and training with your own invited audience. South African-based MultiChoice's DStv is the main digital satellite television provider in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Global Access owns a private channel that could help you broadcast your message to everyone who has access to the DStv Decoder all across the sub-Sahara Africa. By controlling the smartcards, we manage your viewership and ensure that only your approved viewers will be able to view your broadcast on the private Global Access Channel on DStv. 8 Nov 2018 Read more >>

Access your audience and keep them tuned in to the messageTechnology has taken centre stage for effective communication using satellite, internet and high-end digital products to keep staff and customers informed and engaged. Global Access is a leading, cutting-edge digital technology engagement solutions provider, specialising in digital enterprise solutions to help customers access their audience via digital telecommunication channels. We are committed to using our technological capability and capacity to drive positive change and impact your business bottom line. 23 Oct 2018 Read more >>

Live broadcasting is an effective communication tool to improve staff engagementAccording to Gallup Inc. - an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company - only 13% of the global workforce is engaged at work, leaving 87% of employees disengaged. Let us define engagement: engagement is about creating a healthy work environment in which employees feel passionate about their work and are fully committed to giving their best to the organisation. Work environments ought to be conducive to staff engagement by using effective communication tools and correct platforms, which will ensure effective and measurable engagement. 3 Jul 2018 Read more >>

Tralone KhozaThe purpose of every business is to provide a service and value to its customers and in doing so, make profit, save costs, and increase operational efficiency. 17 May 2018 Read more >>

A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA6 May 2017 was international Free Comic Book Day where, all over the world comic books are handed out to visitors of local events. Sandton comic book store, Central City Comics decided to use this day to help visitors embrace their inner superheroes and raise funds for the Sandton SPCA. Global Access heard the call and joined in to help spread information and knowledge around the SPCA on the day using their interactive technology, Sensanetik. 22 May 2017 Read more >>

Heroic touchable tech ‘Sensanetik' is helping you help the SPCAA brief touch of 30 seconds is enough for people to begin to create attachment and that's exactly how Global Access intends to help the Sandton/Marlboro SPCA. Global Access is inviting you to join them on 6 May 2017 at the Central City Comics Be A Hero Day at the Sandton Commercial Village where they will be setting up their touchable tech, ‘Sensanetik'. Here you will find out how you can be a hero! 26 Apr 2017 Read more >>

The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!Double Cross, a 360-degree short film created by Global Access, has launched - the first of its kind in SA. 17 Feb 2017 Read more >>

Digital signage - Proof of performanceYou have been growing your business and know that you need technology to spread your message. So what do you do? Today the world is moving ahead at a fast pace with customers' eyes glued to tvs, pc's, smartphones and tablets. The world and your customers are used to looking to screens for information. So what technology can spread your message, build your brand, improve customer service and experience and increase your profits? The answer is digital signage. It is a natural choice for gaining customer attention and aiding content retention. But can we prove it? 26 Jan 2017 Read more >>

Paving the way for women in content and VR development, Amelia Thiart a recognised innovatorGlobal Access has been lucky enough to have Amelia Thiart as our head of broadcasting and creative for the past seven years and we are so proud to announce that she is a finalist in the Inaugural MTN Women in ICT awards within the Innovator Recognition category. 31 Aug 2016 Read more >>

Private satellite TV broadcasting: the next level of engaged employee communicationsIf you consider that employee engagement was the number one challenge listed in Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends 2015 survey of more than 3,300 organisations from 106 countries, there's no doubt as to the importance of getting internal communications right. 12 Oct 2015 Read more >>

Global AccessSA's number one media solutions provider 24 Jun 2015 Read more >>

Tackling the business-end of technologyWorking alongside an industry icon and being mentored by them is one thing, but having to step up to the plate and fill their shoes when they're no longer there is a different story altogether. 23 Jun 2015 Read more >>

Going green with digital signageSo today is Earth Day. Some people might opt for purchasing a new Hybrid vehicle, or switch their wardrobe to organic clothing, buy an organic cotton mattress with Egyptian cotton to match, and decide to have Swiss cheese on a bed of whole grain artisan bread at tonight's dinner. The good news is that, this is not the only way to for you to do your bit. There are simpler methods, with the benefit being nothing less than for the future itself, your children, your business and of course your pocket! 22 Apr 2015 Read more >>

Celebrating local talent with SAFTA winnersIt is with great pride that we heard of the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) winners. Why, you might ask? 30 Mar 2015 Read more >>

Planning ahead to save moneyToday, communications is all about cost. Trim, cut, and drop are the new buzz words when budget is allocated. The challenge then is to find a solution that works for the finances. 5 Mar 2015 Read more >>

Using video to communicate to employeesAny business in today's competitive environment should realise the only differential is the employee. And a happy employee is a productive employee. 5 Dec 2014 Read more >>

Queue management for retail: How to maximise your sales opportunitiesHow can retailers turn queuing into a better customer experience? 20 Oct 2014 Read more >>

Technically speaking, Global Access facilities just got HD to the maxSo we've taken a moment to chat to John Stevens, the Head Studio Engineer, at Global Access studios. His career spans the three great technical migrations - from film, to beta, to digital. He's been at Global Access since 1997, ensuring that the three studios and the mobile studio run smoothly, and keeping them up to date with current technology trends. 10 Sep 2014 Read more >>

Digital signage trends for the near futureMany of you hear buzzwords flying around these days like IPTV, DSN and OTT, without the slightest idea of what it is and how it can help your organisation get a step ahead in the cut-throat industry we call life. The fact is, if you want your organisation to evolve and survive the explosion that change technology has brought to life over the last few years then you would need to know what all of this means and the impact it holds for your business. 15 Aug 2014 Read more >>

A rhino, an airport, and the Googenheimerschlotter HospitalWhat do these three things have in common? All three were part of the months activities at Global Access, and all three saw the creative agency go mad with excitement and fun. The preservation of rhino's in South Africa is very dear to Global Access's heart, and in the past we have helped numerous clients to show-case their involvement in the rhino cause. So when the project came through to document the tagging of rhino's in one of South Africa's most prestigious game parks, we leapt at the opportunity. The team took with them an array of technology to help them capture the historic moment. 15 Jul 2014 Read more >>

Digital signage - health care information in the modern ageOver the past few years the health care industry made some major changes in the way it communicates with people. Efficient and effective communication is now a priority, informing patients of new treatments, health risks and general health tips to educate and encourage patients to live a healthier lifestyle. 16 May 2014 Read more >>

Global Access and The Today ShowThe Oscar Pistorius trial has been the hottest topic this past month in South Africa and even to the world at large. Global Access was privileged enough to play a small part in the debate by having managed the live interview of June Steenkamp - mother to late Reeva Steenkamp - for The Today Show in the USA. The Today show is part of NBC News and has a viewership of over seven million people. 15 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Home Loans launches Home Loan TVFebruary saw the installation of another successful media network launched by Global Access. This time it was for the Home Loans division of a leading financial institution and comprised of an eight-site installation right across South Africa. The Home Loans division was creative in giving their platform a name - HLTV - and it was launched on 11 February after an initial pilot period of two months. 13 Mar 2014 Read more >>

Hard-hitting Magazine Shows to communicate to and inspire your employeesGlobal Access prides itself on creating stunning, trend-setting Magazine Shows, specifically targeted at the corporate industry. The past month has been no exception and once again we received the opportunity to get those creative juices flowing with the FNB Monthly Magazine Show. 13 Feb 2014 Read more >>

Satellite vs Fixed Line - Where are we heading?If there is one thing our industry is very aware of, it is that technology is a constantly shifting landscape and if you do not keep up to date with the latest in this burgeoning tech-world you will be left behind. 8 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Interactive touch screens - The right touch for a digital ageEver walked past an interactive screen in a shopping mall and just had to touch it to see what happens? Well, I am one of those curious people who always has to play around on those screens and with good reason I might add... 8 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Queue Management Systems - Make captive audiences work for you, while you make it easier for themWhether you're standing in a queue at the local shopping outlet, or waiting for the next available teller in a bank, we are all consumers waiting in queues in some way or another. 13 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Global Access a proud IPTV Systems IntegratorGlobal Access is very proud to announce that it has officially been appointed as an accredited Multichoice IPtv Systems Integrator. With the company's close relationship with Multichoice and its current digital signage products already incorporating DStv, Global Access feels confident that IPtv is the next big digital trend to take South Africa by storm - and the benefits of this technology for corporate companies are enormous. 7 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Digital signage - reaching your staff with effective internal communicationDigital signage solutions take on many different forms, creating fresh and enticing ways for advertisers and businesses to captivate their target audiences. One area digital signage is becoming more prevalent in is the corporate environment, being effectively utilised for internal communications. Digital signage has opened up a new platform that is incredibly successful in getting employees to take note of company information. 16 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Taking communication to the next level with IPtvGlobal Access is now offering clients a new solution to content distribution via IPtv. This can be integrated into your existing digital signage platform as well as your existing IT structure. 16 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Digital just got better!Global Access is a leading service provider of digital signage solutions and corporate broadcasting. Our products are tailor-made to each client's needs and managed from our Network Operations Centre in Johannesburg. Combining our digital signage and broadcasting platforms we distribute content to more than 50,000 screens on a daily basis. 12 Mar 2013 Read more >>

Statistics SA and Global Access taking handsStatistics South Africa, or Stats SA, is the National Statistical Service of South Africa. Its goal is producing timeously, accurate and official demographic, economic and social censuses and surveys. To date, Statistics South Africa has produced three censuses; 1996, 2001 and 2011. 10 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Mass Communication that works!A few years ago, television was considered to be the best medium to promote and to advertise on. Through innovation and a couple of people with great ideas television has become a new platform for corporate broadcasting as well. 9 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Leverage your Digital Signage to engage with your customerIn the competitive world of retail there is always a need for fresh and cutting-edge ways to engage with customers. New technologies such as digital signage provide new and innovative ways to do just that. It is estimated that the growth in digital signage in South Africa will be more than 25% in 2013 alone. 8 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Global Access welcomes a new client on board: AVIS rent a car - South Africa.In June 2012 Global Access was approached by AVIS with the need for Dynamic Digital Signage in all the main AVIS branches country wide. A pilot system was installed at the AVIS head office in July in order for AVIS's marketing team to get a better understanding of what the system can offer and to come up with ideas on what type of content they wanted to display. 7 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Absa one step ahead of digital evolutionAbsa, one of Global Access' longest standing clients currently have one of the most complex digital signage networks in South Africa and since November 2012 Global Access started to increase that network by upgrading 120 branches with new technology as well as adding an additional 96 new branches to the list. Completion of this project will be finalized early in 2013. This will increase the current network to well over 500 branches, utilizing over 2500 digital screens. 6 Feb 2013 Read more >>

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