FreedomPop, backed by Niklas Zennstrom, is partnering with mobile broadband company Clearwire for a free service.

FreedomPop, the latest project of Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, aims to disrupt the industry by providing free mobile broadband. The company announced this week that it would be partnering with wireless broadband provider Clearwire for the upcoming service, which it plans to launch in 2012.

Clearwire currently offers a fast and reliable 4G mobile broadband network that covers over 130 million people in the U.S. FreedomPop claims to be building a “new wave telecom company” that aims to provide disruptive voice and internet services to all Americans. Their strategic relationship will help to form an innovative 4G mobile broadband service in the U.S that is free of charge. Tony Miller, FreedomPop’s vice president of marketing, said:

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