SHERIDAN, Wyo. – April 24, 2023 – PRLog — Within one week of going live, the demand for public free Nostr messaging relay exceeded all expectations. Therefore an immediate upgrade was called for. is the branded service by BTCpay Systems LLC, a leader in automated payment and messaging services for business.  This free service is offered to the world community at large to encourage adoption. People and businesses on 3 different continents are currently sending messages through the relay server. The server provides messaging services via a Secure WebSocket layer, the relay’s address is: wss:// Anyone may use it. There is no signup required.

“Currently messaging platforms like Twitter, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Instagram, Telegram, Facebook Messenger are owned and controlled by big centralized companies.  These companies monetize you and your data.  With the Nostr Protocol you own your data,” stated Chris Terry, President of BTCpay. He continued, “When we launched our new relay service we had high expectations but this was beyond cool. We decided to make additional investments now rather than wait until it was too late.”

The critical difference is rather than having your data on one server it is on many.  Currently, there are more than 400 companies and individuals contributing to the Nostr Network. BTCpay and its product line,, tag-line Nostr “Lightning Connect” Relays, is striving to be a cornerstone provider for everyone. Free and paid service levels are offered all the details can be seen on the product website at:


BTCpay Systems LLC is a leading provider of Bitcoin payment processing solutions for merchants, businesses, and individuals around the world. Founded in 2023, the company is headquartered in Sheridan, WY and has a team of expert developers and engineers who are dedicated to advancing the adoption of Bitcoin as a global currency.

Legal Disclaimer: BTCpay Systems LLC is not affiliated with or sponsored by Twitter, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Instagram, Telegram, Facebook Messenger or any other messaging platform mentioned in this press release. The use of these trademarks is solely for illustrative purposes and does not imply any endorsement or association with these companies. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

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