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 FY21 Q3 FY22 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 40,444 40,245
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22
40,470 39,916 38,780 40,245

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY21 Q3 FY22 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 30,026 26,818
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22
29,534 28,313 27,542 26,818

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY21 Q3 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 6,125 8,617
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22
6,829 7,271 6,861 8,617

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY21 Q3 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 796 831
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22
802 839 817 831

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q3 FY21 Q3 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 2,322 2,802
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22 Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22
2,430 2,552 2,691 2,802

 

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