Providing a reliable and effective communications terminal when there is limited or no infrastructure can often be costly and time consuming. The GSM range of hands free and handset telephones, as manufactured by DAC Limited, address this issue perfectly. Easy to install, designed to operate as stand-alone telephones in even the harshest environments. Completely self sufficient with an on-board battery charged via a solar panel. These GSM Telephones have been designed to operate with minimal power requirements <4mA and will connect to the GSM network in less than 4 seconds. The provision of call mimic dial tone and confidence tones ensures the user is presented with a familiar situation whilst possibly distressed due to an emergency. Additionally these GSM Telephones are fully programmable, remotely via SMS, and will report on critical failures such as low power. Designed to be shipped complete to site ready to operate, with the only requirement being the insertion of an appropriate network SIM card. Perfect for many applications where an economical and reliable solution is required.