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 FY18 Q4 FY19 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 34,105 35,421
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY19 Q2 FY19 Q3 FY19 Q4 FY19
39,552 38,975 53,312 35,421

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY18 Q4 FY19 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 24,130 26,095
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY19 Q2 FY19 Q3 FY19 Q4 FY19
30,955 30,260 44,898 26,095

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY18 Q4 FY19 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 6,270 5,707
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY19 Q2 FY19 Q3 FY19 Q4 FY19
4,917 5,256 4,845 5,707

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY18 Q4 FY19 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 1,108 774
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY19 Q2 FY19 Q3 FY19 Q4 FY19
1,146 765 797 774

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q4 FY18 Q4 FY19 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 2,197 2,096
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q1 FY19 Q2 FY19 Q3 FY19 Q4 FY19
2,305 2,407 2,000 2,096

 

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