Because it is a device that make use of spectrum under the administration of ICASA in SA. It does not have anything to do with full adherence to international standards. It must meet the the criteria for interference mitigation as it has the potential for interfering with other systems sharing the bands in use.
Octo LNB; 2 by 2x4 MS; 2 by ES 5-2; Dedicated PSU for LNB, ES's, MS's; HD PVR 4P x 2; Explora 1; DSD 660; FSM
I'm surprised for two reasons - never seen them do that with any h/w before, and as MC don't stick to all international standards for Unicable it hardly seems appropriate in the wider satellite-services arena of choices... am I missing something?