I'm talking about a MacBook laptop, running OS X 10.11.3.
As far as I understand, CoreTelephony.framework is about cellular networks, so it might be useful on phones, for example. But the laptop obviously doesn't have any relevant hardware.

I see CommCenter (parent process: launchd (1)) in Activity Monitor and it's said to consume 600+ MB of RAM. That's too much for something useless.

How can I get rid of it? And why does it show up there? (Can it be a sign of some malware and stuff?)

After killing that process manually, I don't see anything bad happening.

  • Just a thought but this is also used for VOIP connections, have you installed Skype or other similar VOIP service? – Steve Chambers Mar 17 '16 at 14:59
  • @SteveChambers Not Skype™, but I have installed Hangouts™ plugin for Firefox. But I am not sure if it's really used for VoIP connections, where did you got that information? – Sarge Borsch Mar 19 '16 at 15:56
  • I googled CoreTelephony.framework. – Steve Chambers Mar 19 '16 at 19:41
  • Could also be Cisco WebEx / Spark (gross). I'm having the same issue, except it's eating 250% of my CPU, and seems to happen during / after calls on those services, but I'm not certain. I'm on OSX.14. Honestly, I just force kill the process with activity monitor. – zedd45 Oct 18 '18 at 16:00

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