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 FY17 Q1 FY18 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 33,168 31,203
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY17 Q3 FY17 Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18
32,297 42,544 30,374 31,203

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY17 Q1 FY18 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 18,810 21,334
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY17 Q3 FY17 Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18
20,056 22,887 19,799 21,334

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY17 Q1 FY18 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 11,198 6,740
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY17 Q3 FY17 Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18
9,106 16,547 7,453 6,740

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY17 Q1 FY18 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 737 686
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY17 Q3 FY17 Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18
718 684 680 686

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY17 Q1 FY18 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 1,948 2,205
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY17 Q3 FY17 Q4 FY17 Q1 FY18
1,919 2,016 2,106 2,205

 

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