On July 11, at the city's press center, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic – Tatarstan Minister of Informatization and Communication Roman Shaikhutdinov reported on the results of work on providing telecommunications infrastructure for World Cup 2018 in Kazan. Tatarstan Ministry was responsible for providing a permanent and temporary telecommunications infrastructure in the Kazan Arena Stadium, as well as the organization of Wi-Fi network for the main consumers of services.
Issuing FAN-ID is another important project, which is the part of the identification system of the football fans. Every spectator who has bought a ticket to one of the football matches of World Cup 2018 should get this card. There are six centres issuing FAN-IDs in Kazan. In total, during the championship, as many as 57,000 FAN-IDs were issued in Tatarstan.