From the ITU (http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2010/48.aspx#.URqkwfKWKxk):
"As the most advanced technologies currently defined for global wireless mobile broadband communications, IMT-Advanced is considered as "4G", although it is recognized that this term, while undefined, may also be applied to the forerunners of these technologies, LTE and WiMax, and to other evolved 3G technologies providing a substantial level of improvement in performance and capabilities with respect to the initial third generation systems now deployed."
So it's 4G officially, although not the most advanced version.
However, people like the OP who seem to prefer to use 3G until IMT-A is offered where they live (because they don't approve that marketing people call something else "4G"), should certainly do so!
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