Each quarter the FCC collects and reports metrics on the number of items pending at the Commission. These items include all petitions, applications, complaints, and requests pending before the FCC, as well as the number of open dockets.

All Items

Total number of items pending at the FCC, including all petitions, applications, complaints, and requests.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY20 Q1 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 51,623 39,804
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21
50,959 38,429 39,023 39,804

Licensing

Total number of license applications and renewals pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY20 Q1 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 42,891 30,609
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21
42,527 28,716 27,659 30,609

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY20 Q1 FY21 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 5,083 5,283
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21
4,702 5,929 7,365 5,283

AFRs & Recons

Total number of applications for review and petitions for reconsideration pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY20 Q1 FY21 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 754 774
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21
687 695 806 774

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY20 Q1 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 2,214 2,014
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY20 Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21
2,301 2,297 2,411 2,014

 

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