The Feature: Ulf Wahlberg, Ericsson’s VP of research (who evidently knows what he’s talking about), makes a pretty concrete statement promising something that previous experience makes us believe is out of reach, it’s hard to keep a straight face. Wahlberg says 4G will enable 100Mbps between any two points in the world, and 1 gigabit per second — yes, gigabit — locally. “Transmitting a hundred megabits per second between two points at short range is not difficult,” he told Computer Weekly. “We can do that now. What’s hard is to make it work between any two points on the globe.” Now be serious Ulf!