Buy-Down Agreement [Amendment] - TiVo Inc. and DIRECTV Inc.
January 7, 2002 Mr. Morgan Guenther Senior Vice President, Business Development TiVo, Inc. 2160 Gold Street PO Box 2160 Alviso, CA 95002 References: Letter Agreement between TiVo, Inc. and DIRECTV, Inc. dated September 28, 2001 (the "Buy-Down Agreement") Warrant and Registration Rights Agreement between TiVo, Inc. and DIRECTV, Inc. dated October 6, 2000 (the "Warrant Agreement") Marketing Agreement between TiVo, Inc. and DIRECTV, Inc. dated April 13, 1999 the "Marketing Agreement") Dear Morgan: This letter amends and supplements the Buy-Down Agreement, which previously amended and supplemented both the Warrant Agreement and Marketing Agreement. 1. The third paragraph in Section 2 ("DIRECTV/TiVo Buy-Down Contribution") of the Buy-Down Agreement is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced in its entirety with the following paragraph: "Following the Term (January 31, 2002) and through March 15, 2002, DIRECTV agrees to contribute [*] and TiVo agrees to contribute [*] for each DIRECTV with TiVo receiver sold by all authorized DIRECTV dealers ("Reno Box"). After March 15, 2002 through [*], TiVo will have no obligation to contribute any Buy Down funds for the sale of DIRECTV with TiVo combination boxes." 2. A new third paragraph shall be added to Section 3 ("Consideration to DIRECTV") which shall read as follows: " - In the event DIRECTV contributes to the buy-down for any DIRECTV with TiVo receivers after the March 15, 2002 through [*] in addition to the current [*] TiVo revenue share paid to DIRECTV, TiVo will pay DIRECTV an incremental revenue share of [*] (for a total of [*]) with respect to each receiver for which DIRECTV provides a buy-down contribution after the March 15, 2002 date and through [*]. This consideration shall replace the previous TiVo warrant structure ---------- [*] Certain information on this page has been omitted and filed separately with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Confidential treatment has been requested with respect to the omitted portions. <PAGE> and TiVo shall not be obligated to contribute a buy-down payment after the March 15, 2002 date through [*]." 3. In the last sentence of the last paragraph of Section 5 "Administration", the word "TiVo" shall be replaced with the word "DIRECTV". 4. Immediately upon execution of the letter dated January 7, 2002, DIRECTV shall communicate to authorized DIRECTV dealers the extension of the Buy-Down program through approximately [*]. 5. Except as otherwise set forth above, the terms and conditions of the Buy-Down Agreement remain in full force and effect. Please indicate TiVo's agreement to the above by signing this letter amending the Buy-Down Agreement as indicated below. DIRECTV, Inc. By: /s/ Larry N. Chapman -------------------- Name: Larry N. Chapman Title: Executive Vice President ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED: TiVo, Inc. By: /s/ Morgan Guenther Date: 01/07/02 ------------------- -------- Name: Morgan Guenther Title: President ---------- [*] Certain information on this page has been omitted and filed separately with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Confidential treatment has been requested with respect to the omitted portions.