Translation… (Sorry, can’t remember the english names for XiaoLingTong and LianTong)
Nowdays, wives are like XiaoLingTong: economical, have real tangible benefits, but very limited usage. Mistresses are like a fixed line phone: safe and stable, but you can’t take it outside. Girlfriends are like China Mobile: very convenient but too expensive. Lovers are like LianTong: tasteful and fashionable, but frequently out of service.
Yet another example of the prevalence of the “二奶” (mistress) in modern-day Chinese culture…