What is the difference between fiber optic transceiver and optical module? January 18, 2017January 18, 2017 Rachel Community Sometimes fiber optic transceiver is called optical module, sometimes not, so what is the difference between them? Related:Choosing the right SFP ConnectorWhat are the transmission distances of optical transceiver in fiber optic communication? [on hold] Posted via RSS on January 18, 2017. Article originally published by Rachel at http://serverfault.com/users/395322.