CommScope is heading back to the public markets.

The Hickory-based provider of cabling and wireless related communications technology is going public again. CommScope is selling 38.4 million shares and its parent firm The Carlyle Group is selling another 7.7 million shares.

The total value of the IPO isd valued at some $750 million.

Shares are expected to sell between $18 and $21, CommScope said in an announcement early Monday.

The sahres will trade on the Nasdaq under the symbol COMM.

CommScope and The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, took CommScope private in 2010.

CommScope said proceeds from its shares would be used to pay off debt.

The IPO is being handled by JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch.

Underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase nearly 5.8 million shares.

The IPO is at least the seventh by North Carolina-based companies this year, including one by Durham-based Quintiles that generated nearly $1 billion.