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 FY21 Q1 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 39,804 39,916
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22
38,676 40,444 40,470 39,916

Licensing

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY21 Q1 FY22 Heading in the right direction
Heading in the right direction
Pending 30,609 14,863
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22
29,027 30,026 29,534 14,863

Complaints

Total number of consumer complaints pending at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY21 Q1 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 5,283 7,271
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22
5,546 6,125 6,829 7,271

AFRs & Recons

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

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY21 Q1 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 774 839
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22
794 796 802 839

Dockets

Total number of dockets open at the FCC.

  Last Year Current Trend
Quarter Q1 FY21 Q1 FY22 We're working on it!
We're working on it!
Pending 2,014 2,552
 

Past Year by Quarter
Q2 FY21 Q3 FY21 Q4 FY21 Q1 FY22
2,146 2,322 2,430 2,552

 

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