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Telkom technicians were working around the clock on Tuesday to restore service to about 350 customers in Midrand after a Telkom street distribution point was attacked on Monday night, the utility said.
Tillett of Telkom said a cabinet on the corner of Summit and Main Roads in Diepkloof was sabotaged on Monday night.
"It is suspected that some kind of explosive was used to blow up the fibre-glass cabinet, which feeds about 350 customers in the area, of which 60 percent are business lines."
Street distribution cabinets are important links between the exchange and customers' premises, Tillett said.
Technicians started repair work in the early hours of Tuesday morning, and affected services should be fully restored by Wednesday evening, he said.
"No arrests have been made and police investigations are still continuing."
Tillett said anyone with information about the incident could call the company's 24-hour tollfree number 0800-124-124.
"Telkom was offering a reward of up to R100 000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of saboteurs." - Sapa