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Time Warner Cable Arena (originally Charlotte Bobcats Arena and commonly The Hive, Time Warner Arena, or The Cable Box), is an entertainment and sports venue, located in center city Charlotte, North Carolina. It is owned by the city of Charlotte, and operated by the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. It made its grand opening in October 2005 as the Charlotte Bobcats Arena, with a concert by the Rolling Stones and hosted its first Bobcats game on November 5, 2005. The arena's current center-hung video screen, known as "Hornets TV", measures 16 feet by 28 feet and features a wraparound mural of uptown Charlotte.