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 Q2 FY20 Q2 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 50,959 38,676
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21 Q2 FY21
38,429 39,023 39,804 38,676

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q2 FY20 Q2 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 42,527 29,027
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21 Q2 FY21
28,716 27,659 30,609 29,027

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q2 FY20 Q2 FY21 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 4,702 5,546
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21 Q2 FY21
5,929 7,365 5,283 5,546

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q2 FY20 Q2 FY21 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 687 794
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21 Q2 FY21
695 806 774 794

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q2 FY20 Q2 FY21 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 2,301 2,146
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q3 FY20 Q4 FY20 Q1 FY21 Q2 FY21
2,297 2,411 2,014 2,146

 

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