"the technology holds the promise to change the way we live, work and play."
Well... yes and no. It's an evolutionary change, not a revolutionary change. I mean, not likely. Who knows? Revolutionary changes are usually obvious in hindsight but difficult to predict. But this just seems like Yet Another Incremental Speed Upgrade.
Besides, as soon as you reach your cap, they'll just throttle to 3G speeds anyway. So who cares?