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 Q4 FY22 Q4 FY23 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 35,036 35,355
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY23
34,581 37,182 39,085 35,355

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY22 Q4 FY23 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 22,868 21,533
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY23
20,608 22,270 25,785 35,355

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY22 Q4 FY23 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 7,964 8,715
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY23
9,036 9,804 7,630 8,715

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY22 Q4 FY23 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 809 862
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY23
824 908 862 862

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY22 Q4 FY23 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 2,907 3,379
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY23 Q2 FY23 Q3 FY23 Q4 FY23
3,032 3,167 3,331 3,379