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 Q3 FY17 Q3 FY18 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 42,544 38,247
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18 Q2 FY18 Q3 FY18
30,374 31,203 34,007 38,247

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY17 Q3 FY18 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 22,887 28,193
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18 Q2 FY18 Q3 FY18
19,799 21,334 24,173 28,193

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY17 Q3 FY18 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 16,547 6,508
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18 Q2 FY18 Q3 FY18
7,453 6,740 6,443 6,508

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY17 Q3 FY18 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 706 761
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18 Q2 FY18 Q3 FY18
699 705 736 761

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY17 Q3 FY18 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 2,016 2,107
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18 Q2 FY18 Q3 FY18
2,106 2,205 2,002 2,107

 

Bureau/Office: 

Updated: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018